Schliemann Center for Womenandrsquo;s Health Education of Baxter Regional Medical Center hosted the ninth annual Teen Girls Go
to College event at The Sheid on the campus of Arkansas State University-Mountain
Home on Thursday, March 16. Over 150 students from 11 area school districts
enjoyed a day of education and empowerment.
Special guest speakers included Corinne Hiser, APRN, a nurse practitioner
at Regional Family Medicine and founding member of the SCWHE Advisory
Board, and Sara Anderson of ASU-MH Student Services. These women shared
inspirational messages that encouraged students to continue their education
in pursuit of their dreams.
Over 30 professions were represented by local business women who volunteered
their time during the Career Fair segment of the event. Educators and
staff from ASU-MH were also present to meet with students and answer their
questions about enrollment and financial aid.
Another highlight of the event is the annual scholarship awards ceremony,
with 22 scholarships valued at more than $20,000 awarded. Funding for
the scholarships is provided by donors who have made a contribution to
Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation as well as the ASU-MH Foundation specifically
designated for the Teen Girls Go to College program. This yearandrsquo;s
donors included John and Janice Anderson, Tom and Janie Robbins, Josee
Schliemann, the SCWHE Advisory Board in memory of Dr. Mary Wren, Mary
Margaret Pearson in honor of Janice Anderson, Lori Kauffman and Janie
Robbins, and the Loyd Fund.
Scholarships awarded include full tuition for CNA and Phlebotomy programs,
$500 scholarships renewable for up to four years, and $1,000 scholarships
The winners came from several different school districts throughout the
14-county BRMC service ares and included Bailee Carter, Payton Dixon,
Hannah Gobin, Alissa Goulet, Michael Hall, Aryn Harrison, Samantha Hodges,
Abigail Kendall, Harley King, Hannah Lynch, Josie McGowan, Samantha McQuay,
Serena Morris, Hailey Perronne, Willow Poynter, Angel Reynolds, Tyler
Shaw, Heidi Templin, Victoria Thacker, Sierra Tumey, Haley VanNada, and
For more information about Teen Girls Go to College, contact Jaren Beavers,
SCWHE Coordinator, at (870) 508-2345 or email