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Certified Nursing Assistants Receive Scholarships At Annual Recognition Program
Date:9/25/2007

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association, the New Jersey Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (NJAHSA,) the New Jersey Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/LTC (NJADONA) and the Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ) today awarded six scholarships at the Annual Certified Nursing Assistants Recognition program. The recipients include: Victoria Agwuegbo of Somerset, Jacqueline Miller of Lakewood, Thaliza Quiones of Pemberton, Kweede Ankrah of Newark, Navlett Henry of Trenton and Opal Vogt of Pennsauken.

Together, NJHA, NJAHSA, NJADONA and HCANJ award these scholarships annually to individuals who are pursuing nursing as a career and are enrolled in an LPN or RN program. Each recipient will receive $600 for continuing education.

Scholarship recipient Victoria Agwuegbo has served as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at McCarrick Care Center in Somerset for four years. She is currently enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, fulfilling a lifelong dream to become a nurse.

Recipient Jacqueline Miller has been a CNA at Meridian Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Brick for two years. She is currently enrolled in the RN program at Ocean County College with a career goal of earning her master's in nursing and serving as a director of nursing in a long term care facility.

Scholarship recipient Thaliza Quinones is a senior CNA at Buttonwood Hospital of Burlington County in Mount Holly where she began in the food service department seven years ago. She worked her way through school to become a CNA and is currently pursuing nursing studies as a part-time student at Burlington County Community College.

Kweede Ankrah has been a CNA at Winchester Gardens in Maplewood for five years. She is currently attending Essex County Community College and is preparing to enter a nursing program.

Recipient Navlett Henry attends Mercer County College where she is enrolled in the nursing program. Since 1991 she has served as a CNA at Mercerville Center in Hamilton and is passionate about nursing.

Scholarship recipient Opal Vogt, CNA at Riverview Estates in Riverton, is currently enrolled in an associate's in science with a diploma in nursing program at Camden County College. In her current position, Vogt has assumed the role of staffing coordinator and arranges transportation for residents who need to go to medical appointments.

"We are pleased to present these committed individuals with scholarships to assist them in continuing their nursing education," said NJHA Vice President of Continuing Care Services Theresa Edelstein. "They are all fine examples of nursing's future."


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