2013-07-11 / Local & State

McLucas Scholarship Winner

Elissa Colledge of Wells Tannery is the recipient of the 2013 Dr. R. C. McLucas Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

Colledge will be starting her first year of dental school at West Virginia University. Her anticipated graduation date is May 2017. She is a 2009 graduate of Forbes Road High School, and a 2013 graduate of Penn State University.

The Russell C. McLucas M.D. Scholarship program offers scholarships to residents of Fulton County, southern Huntingdon County, western Franklin County, eastern Bedford County, and Hancock, Md. The scholarship is available to persons who are seeking a career in direct-delivery patient care (physician, nurse practitioner, physicians assistant). Applicants must possess the high principles, moral standards, and love and caring for the people that were so representative of Dr. McLucas.

Donations can be made to the McLucas Scholarship Fund by sending a check payable to: The Dr. Russell C. McLucas Scholarship Fund, c/o Clyde H. Bookheimer, Secretary, 334 Melius Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

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