Kathryn Smith, RN, from the VNA of Manchester and Southern NH received the $1,000 Maryellen LaRoche Nursing Scholarship. Kathryn began her career as a LPN, earned in Associate’s Degree in Nursing and is currently a straight A BSN student at Southern NH University. Congrats Kathryn!
The Maryellen LaRoche Nursing Scholarship supports individuals currently employed in home healthcare who are working towards an associate, bachelors, or advanced nursing degree. The scholarship honors Maryellen LaRoche, who was the executive director of Carroll County Health & Home Care in Chocorua until her death in 2009. She was a mentor to paraprofessional and nursing staff throughout her career.