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Women of the Moose donate scholarship

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 10:18 am

Chairman Peggy Burdett and Senior Regent Protem Jacque Cason of the Colonial Beach Women of the Moose (WOTM) recently presented the annual Nursing Scholarship to Rappahannock Community College senior Amber Umphlitte from Dunnsville. Amber has wanted to be a nurse since she was a child and suffered health issues. She says she would sit in the doctor’s office reading medical magazines and understood much of what she read, later amazing the doctor. She had been working as a Certified Nursing Assistant since she was 16. Her love of the profession has motivated her to go as far as she can. Her ultimate goal after receiving her B.A. and M.A. is to go into administrative Nursing and teaching.  WOTM says they are proud of Amber’s accomplishments and are honored to help her.