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RCCF Announces Brelage Scholarship Recipient

Posted On August 16, 2017

Press release by Ripley County Community Foundation

Pictured: Amy Streator, RCCF Executive Director; Mary Norman, RN; Lisa Banks, RN; Jane Deiwert, RCCF Program Officer; Brooke Rohlfing and Beth Rohlfing, Brooke’s mother. Photo provided.

(Ripley County, Ind.) – The Ripley County Community Foundation announces that Brooke Rohlfing has been awarded the Doris A. Brelage Nursing Scholarship for 2017.

On October 18, 2008, the Batesville community lost an instrumental member in the person of Doris A. Brelage through an accidental death.  A registered nurse and EMS member, she spent 37 years at Margaret Mary Health in the capacities of director of nursing, head of surgical nursing and director of infection control. This scholarship was established by Doris’ family in the Ripley County Community Foundation following her untimely death.

Brooke Rohlfing is a 2014 graduate of Batesville High School. She is entering her senior year at Xavier University where she is a member of Xavier’s School of Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau. Brooke is currently a nurse aide tech at Margaret Mary Health.