2022-23 Scholar Whitney Thornton


Adriane Burgess

(2016-2017 Winner)

Recipient of the Barbara L. Tate Scholarship earned her BSN from Villanova University in 1997 and has been a nurse for 19 years specializing in women’s health and obstetrical nursing. She earned her MSN degree... read more.

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