Louie and Elsie Hansen Memorial Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

February 17, 2021

TLANTIC – Cass County Health System Foundation is offering $10,000 in scholarships to Cass County high school graduates who are enrolled or have been accepted into a college of nursing or medicine, and will complete a LPN, RN, BSN or MD degree.

“The Hansens believed strongly in the importance of education and the need for well-trained healthcare professionals,” stated Dave Chase, CCHS Foundation Board Member and Scholarship Committee Member, “we are proud to continue this scholarship in their memory.”

Two $5,000 awards will be presented and consideration will be given to applicants’ academic, citizenship, and leadership abilities.  Applications are available online at

In 2020, CCHS Foundation was able to award three $5,000 scholarships to Emily Wittrock, Tyler Steele, and Natalia Kunze.

Scholarship applications are due to the CCHS Foundation no later than April 1, 2021. For further information, contact Dawn Marnin, CCHS Foundation Director, at 712-243-7409 or