Susan Miller of Harrisonville, has been selected to receive the annual Dr. Harold E. Kirsch Memorial Scholarship from Cass Regional Medical Center Foundation. Miller works as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) on Cass Regional’s Med/Surg Unit and has been employed by Cass Regional since July 2007. She received her LPN in 2011 from Nevada Regional Technical Center and is currently enrolled with Metropolitan Community College pursuing an associate’s degree in nursing in order to obtain licensure as a registered nurse. The memorial scholarship was established by the late Evelyn Kirsch, who left a gift to Cass Regional Medical Center Foundation in her will. She directed that her donation be used to establish a scholarship program in memory of her husband, Dr. Harold E. Kirsch, who cared for generations of Cass Countians prior to his untimely death in 1977.
The Kirsch Scholarship award of $2,000 will be paid directly to the Metropolitan Community College on Miller’s behalf.