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Skyline Foundation Awards $3,500 in Scholarships


Skyline Foundation recently awarded a total of $3,500 in scholarships to four local women — all pursuing their dream of making a difference in health care. The four recipients of Skyline Foundation's annual Wayne M. Henkle, M.D., Scholarship are Rhea Campanella, Julie Greenlee, Marci Guthrie, and Laurie Smith.

Rhea Campanella has worked in the medical field since the age of 16. She is a registered nurse at Skyline Hospital and serves as the Infection Prevention and Employee Health Nurse, and House Nursing Supervisor. She is involved in many community outreach programs and is currently obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Campanella was awarded $1,000.

Julie Greenlee is a junior at Columbia High School and dreams of being a surgeon. She is currently enrolled in the Running Start Program through Columbia Gorge Community College where she’ll obtain an Associate of Science transfer degree in conjunction with her high school diploma in 2015. Greenlee was awarded $500.

Marci Guthrie s the Materials Management Director at Skyline Hospital and is excited to pursue a career in nursing. She has worked at Skyline for more than 14 years in a variety of roles and is dedicated to serving our local communities. Guthrie was awarded $1,000.

Laurie Smith is a registered nurse at Skyline, working in the Emergency and Acute Care departments. She is currently obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She strives to provide the best nursing care to our community and is dedicated to improving her knowledge and skills. Smith was awarded $1,000.

Skyline's Wayne M. Henkle, M.D., Scholarship is awarded annually each June. The scholarship provides educational funds to aspiring health care providers in Skamania or Klickitat counties. The Skyline Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation dedicated to improving health care in Klickitat and Skamania counties by promoting financial support to Skyline Hospital and supporting events to improve community health programs and hospital services for the area.