Winners were announced for the 4th annual DRM International Learning Center (DRM) high school senior health care essay contest.
Online PR News – 28-May-2011 – – Winners were announced for the 4th annual DRM International Learning Center (DRM) high school senior health care essay contest.
Lansing Eastern High School senior, Victoria Churchill's essay entitled "Is There Really a Need for Healthcare" was selected the winner of the essay contest. As the first place winner, Churchill's prize is a full scholarship to DRM 's CNA training program valued at $4,829.50. Churchill wrote about how she plans on using a career in health care to make a difference.
In March, DRM International Center (www.drmilc.com) delivered full-ride scholarship information to school counseling offices in Ingham, Eaton and parts of Clinton counties.
The charge of the scholarship opportunity is to inspire high school students that have been impacted in some way by health care related issues and want to make a difference in health care in their community.
Lansing Everitt's Harley Cook was named the second place winner. Her prize is a full scholarship to DRM's CNA training program valued at $1,223.
The third place winner was Amelia Arreguin-Cisneros from Lansing Eastern. The senior will also receive a full scholarship to our CNA training program.
All essays were judged based on understanding of the topic, style, writing, spelling and grammar.
Jendayi Guy, the 2010 scholarship winner, explained that she felt the practical experience DRM ILC provided her an edge over other nursing students.
"I didn't really know what my first steps should be and how I was going to get started. Winning the scholarship helped me to get going in the right direction," Guy said.
DRM International Learning Center graduates enjoy 98 percent placement rate in the healthcare industry. Located in Lansing, Michigan, DRM, a state licensed full service vocational school, offers a dynamic three-tiered development program for individuals wanting to enter the healthcare professions. Programming includes basic home health aide training, advanced home health aide training, certified nurse assistant training, CNAplus™ training, CPR/First Aid training, and employability training. DRM serves the Lansing community.
DRM's mission is to provide effective classroom instruction in high demand healthcare fields and community course that lead to sustainable employment and community service.
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