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Prickel Receives Nursing Scholarship

Margaret Mary Health, in conjunction with the Ripley County Community Foundation, announces Austin Prickel, Batesville, as this year’s recipient of the Doris A. Brelage Nursing Scholarship. Austin is the son of Rick and Michelle Prickel.

A graduate of Batesville High School, Prickel is entering his senior year in the nursing program at Ball State University. He was awarded the scholarship as a result of his excellent grades, volunteerism and community service.

The Doris A. Brelage Nursing Scholarship was developed in 2009 in memory of Doris Brelage, a registered nurse at MMH and EMS member.

Pictured: Mary Norman, RN; Lisa Banks, RN; Austin Prickel and Bob Hurm, CRNA, who nominated Prickel