In an effort to support the future of health care, Canton-Inwood Area Health Care Foundation awards scholarships annually to deserving students who are pursuing an education in health care.
The 2018 Health Care of Tomorrow Scholarships have been awarded to Cole Hennies, Karoline Klingensmith, Jordyn Kramer, McKenzie Krogmann, Landon Renli and Lauren VandeKamp.
Hennies, Krogmann and Renli are 2018 graduates of Canton High School. Hennies plans to attend Augustana University and major in biology. Krogmann will attend South Dakota State University where she plans to pursue a degree in nursing. Renli plans to study communication science disorders at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.
Klingensmith, Kramer and VandeKamp are 2018 graduates of West Lyon High School. Klingensmith will attend Morningside College and study nursing. Kramer will also study nursing at the University of Iowa. VandeKamp plans to attend Creighton University and pursue a pre-medicine degree.
Since 2012, the Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation has provided $30,000 in scholarships to area students.
2018 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted
Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Health Care of Tomorrow Scholarship.
The Health Care of Tomorrow scholarship program is designed to assist students who are pursuing or planning to pursue a health care degree. Students will be eligible for $1,000 scholarships.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of schools within Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation’s primary service area who plan to enroll or are currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study in a health care field at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical program and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater, calculated on a 4.0 grading scale.
All applications must be postmarked by April 6, 2018. For complete eligibility guidelines and application details, please see the application form below or contact Melissa Schutte at (605) 764-1495.
2018 Grant Applications Now Being Accepted
Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation is now taking applications for 2018 Heart of the Community Health & Wellness Grants.
Heart of the Community Health & Wellness Grants will be awarded to community organizations and individuals based on their ability to promote and advance community health and wellness initiatives.
All applications must be postmarked by April 6, 2018. For complete eligibility guidelines and application details, please contact Melissa Schutte at (605) 764-1495 or view the application form online.
Register Now for 2018 Basketball Tournament
The Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation Shootout Tournament in Canton, SD, has been scheduled for March 10, 2018 at Canton High School. This tournament is for boys in grades 3-6. $130 team entry, 3 game guarantee, A/B divisions (if possible), paid referees, trophies for winning teams. Registration deadline: February 23.
5th Annual Golf Fundraiser Scheduled For July 14
Join us for a round of golf, dinner and prizes at Hiawatha Golf Club in Canton, SD. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Register your team today!
2017 Basketball Shootout Champions Announced
The 2017 Annual Basketball Shootout featured 42 games of basketball, hundreds of spectators and seven champion teams.
3rd grade – Canton
4th grade – Vermillion
5th grade gold division – Sioux Falls Skyhawks
5th grade blue division – LeMars Black
6th grade gold division – Dakota Valley
6th grade blue division – Brandon Valley Baskethounds
7th grade – Vermillion
The annual event is a major fundraiser for the Health Care of Tomorrow Scholarships offered by Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation. Thank you to everyone who participated. For pictures, visit the Event Gallery page.