The six, $1,000 scholarship awards were available to high school seniors, located in the Yankton Medical Clinic service area, with an interest in pursuing a major in a medical field. The Yankton Medical Clinic created the scholarship program to promote higher education and to provide resources for area youth to seek higher education.
The scholarship selection committee reviewed applications from a large outstanding list of students. The chosen award winners distinguished themselves by their academic accomplishments and their school, church and civic activities.
One of the six scholarships is being given in honor of Dr. Theodore H. Sattler. Dr. Sattler was one of the original physicians of Yankton Clinic, which later merged with the Yankton Medical Clinic to form Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Dr. Sattler retired from the Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. in 1992. The 2007 Dr. Theodore H. Sattler/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. winner is Emily M. Hansen from Yankton Senior High School.
A second scholarship is being given in honor of Dr. Jay W. Hubner. Dr. Hubner began his practice with Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. in 1973, and retired in 2006. His father, Dr. R.F. Hubner was one of the original physicians of the medical clinic. The 2007 Dr. Jay W. Hubner/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. winner is Patrick Davis from Yankton High School.
The 2007 Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Scholarship recipients from South Dakota are: Amanda K. Zalud – Vermillion Senior High School; Sara F. Hurd – Avon High School; and Jenalee R. Doom – Wagner High School. The award winner from Nebraska is: Alison J. Laflan – Creighton High School.
The Yankton Medical Clinic wishes the award winners and all of the applicants best of luck in their future endeavors.