KEWANEE — OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center Foundation announced the recipient of the 2017 McCarthy Family Scholarship is Danielle Wexell of Neponset, formerly of Galva.
Wexell attends Western Governors University working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is a graduate of Galva High School and earned an Associate of Science in Nursing from Gateway Technical College, Burlington, Wis. She is employed at OSF HealthCare Saint Luke as a surgical nurse.
The McCarthy Family Scholarship is in honor of Miss Harriet McCarthy and her parents, Harry and Florence B. McCarthy. Miss McCarthy was a mathematics instructor at Kewanee High School for 38 years, retiring in 1971. Mr. McCarthy was a products engineer for the Walworth Co. in Kewanee in the early 1900s.