AAUW Morro Bay awards nursing scholarship

Sarah Henderson, a second-year nursing student at Cuesta College is the recipient of the Mildred Logan Scholarship. (Photo contributed)

MORRO BAY The Morro Bay Chapter of the American Association of University Women has awarded its annual Mildred Logan Scholarship to Sarah Henderson, a second-year nursing student at Cuesta College. Henderson became interested in nursing while helping her parents care for her ailing grandparents. A fourth generation native of San Luis Obispo County, Henderson currently works as a phlebotomist at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, where she was born.  After completing her R. N. degree at Cuesta, she hopes to continue her education and earn a Bachelor’s degree. The AAUW/Logan Scholarship, this year valued at $1,800, will allow Henderson to cut back her hours at Sierra Vista and concentrate on her studies. 

The Mildred Logan Scholarship is named for a former member of AAUW’s Morro Bay Branch who left a legacy to be used for an annual nursing scholarship awarded to a student at Cuesta College. Scholarship winners are chosen by members of the College.

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