Brianna Thompson loves living here in the Greater Itasca Area. She was interested in having a better paying career – right here at home. She applied for scholarships through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation so that she could become a licensed nurse. Brianna received a Greater Itasca NOW Educational Award for $2,000 to attend Northwest Technical College. We anticipate welcoming Brianna back to our community next year to better serve our community’s healthcare needs.
Greater Itasca NOW Educational Awards are made possible by:
Jerry and Cathie (Saxhaug) Anderson
Blandin Paper (UPM)
Grand Itasca Foundation
MDI (Minnesota Diversified Industries)
NIE (Northern Industrial Erectors)
NMBA (Northern Minnesota Builders Association)
Deadline to apply for this year’s scholarship cycle is March 15th. Click on the Scholarship Page to apply!