Several local students received the Astera Health Foundation High School Scholarship. This scholarship was created to support area students pursuing a career in the medical field. 

Those students include: 

• Perham- Micah Thompson-Pre-Medicine, University of Wisconsin – River Falls  

• Wadena-Deer Creek-  Rayna Udy-Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica  

• Sebeka- Daphney Rathcke-Biology / Pre-Dental, Minnesota State University – Moorhead  

• Verndale- Rebecca Stanley-Nursing, Crown College  

• Henning- Faith Fisher-Speech Language Pathology, Minnesota State University – Moorhead  

• Bertha-Hewitt- Elisa Knoll-Nursing, University of Mary  

For more information about Foundation scholarships, visit