CRMC Foundation Announces the Han Educational Scholarship Award Winners


The Coffeyville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Foundation has awarded six students the Dr. and Mrs. Chan S. Han Family Educational Scholarships.  The students awarded (in alphabetical order) are Amber Bird, Abby Ewing, Megan Lafferty, Samson Mah, Maria Payne, and Olivia VanAnne.

“The CRMC Foundation Board recognizes that during these extraordinary times we should do all we can to encourage those who are pursuing healthcare careers,” said CRMC CEO Brian Lawrence.  “We are blessed to have amazing donors like the Han Family who generously donate and support the next generation of healthcare workers.”

Amber Bird is currently a monitor technician at CRMC and is pursuing her Nursing degree at Rogers State University.  Abby Ewing is a Liberty, Kansas native pursuing her Kinesiology degree at Kansas State University following her Bachelor of Science she will start working toward her Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Megan Lafferty is currently a Certified Nurse Aide at CRMC and currently enrolled at Coffeyville Community College in the Nursing program.

Samson Mah is a recent graduate of Independence High School pursuing a Pre-Medicine degree at the University of Kansas.

Maria Payne is currently a Radiologic Technologist Aide at CRMC attending Labette Community College to attain her degree in Radiography.

Olivia VanAnne is currently a Registered Nurse for CRMC pursuing her Bachelor of Nursing at Rogers State University.

Dr. Chan Han began practicing in Coffeyville in 1974 and retired in 2014.  For forty years, he served the community as a dedicated Pediatrician taking care of multiple generations.  The Dr. and Mrs. Chan S. Han Family Scholarship Award Fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Han’s sons: Dr. Yong Y. Han, Dr. Yong S. Han and Y. Sam Han in honor of their parents and as a way to give back to the community they love and call their hometown.

The Coffeyville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Foundation operates as a separate 501©3 corporation.  It is our mission to provide financial support and assistance to the hospital so that they may achieve and maintain excellence as a healthcare provider and leader for the communities that we serve.

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