Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. announces scholarship winners

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Scholarship Program award winners.

Four $1,000 scholarships were available for application to high school seniors located in the Yankton Medical Clinic service area who have an interest in pursuing a major in a medical field. One $1,000 scholarship award was available to a student currently enrolled in a laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy or nursing program, with preference given to those with an intention to return to work within a 50-mile radius of Yankton, SD.  In addition, a $5,000 scholarship award was available to a third-year medical student of Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota, with preference given to those entering a primary care field (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN) with an intention to return to practice medicine within a 50-mile radius of Yankton, SD. Total scholarship dollars amount to $10,000 for area students.

Yankton Medical Clinic, PC created the scholarship program to promote higher education and to provide resources for area youth to seek higher education in the medical field.

The scholarship selection committee reviewed applications from a large and 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 the late Dr. Theodore H. Sattler.  Dr. Sattler was one of the original physicians of Yankton Clinic, which later merged with the Medical Clinic to form Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.  Dr. Sattler retired from the Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. in 1992.

The 2010 Dr. Theodore H. Sattler/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. winner is Riley T. Paulsen 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, the late Dr. R.F. Hubner was one of the original physicians of the Medical Clinic, which later merged with the Yankton Clinic to form Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.

The 2010 Dr. Jay W. Hubner/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. winner is Lindsay M. Robinet from Vermillion High School.

A third scholarship is being given in honor of Dr. Michael R. McVay.  Dr. McVay began his practice with Yankton Clinic in 1978, and retired in 2009.  He began his practice as a cardiologist after completing a fellowship in 1981.  His father, the late Dr. Chester McVay, was one of the original physicians of Yankton Clinic, which later merged with the Yankton Clinic to form Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. 

The 2010 Dr. Michael R. McVay/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. winner is Mackenzie M. Klinkhammer from Elk Point, SD.

The fourth scholarship is being given in honor of Dr. John C. Sternquist. Dr. Sternquist began his surgical medical practice with Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. in 1980, and retired in 2009. 

The 2010 Dr. John C. Sternquist/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. winner is Bethany R. Barelman from Coleridge, NE.

The 2010 Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Medical Professional Scholarship recipient is Jessica M. Weitgenant, Mount Marty College nursing student. 

The 2010 Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Medical Student Scholarship recipient is Brandon D. Steger.

The Yankton Medical Clinic wishes the award winners and all of the applicants great success and good wishes in their future endeavors.

Questions regarding the Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship Program should be directed to your local high school Guidance Counselor or the Marketing Department at the Clinic.

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