Tricounty News

Libbesmeier receives scholarship

The Central Minnesota Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Mandy Libbesmeier, a senior at the College of Saint Benedict, has been awarded a $5000 Shirley Torrey Nursing Scholarship.

The Torrey Nursing Scholarship Fund was created in honor of Shirley Torrey, a 1958 registered nurse graduate of the Northwestern Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis.0 The purpose of the fund is to assist and encourage junior, senior and fifth-year post secondary students pursuing a career in nursing.

The Central Minnesota Community Foundation administers 77 separate scholarship funds, several which serve the surrounding area schools. These scholarships are offered through the efforts of individuals who value education and wish to pass on that value to others by encouraging further education.

The Central Minnesota Community Foundation, a $55-million regional foundation based in St. Cloud, offers a wide range of services to donors and nonprofit organizations in the region. For more information, call toll-free (877) 253-4380 or visit the Web site at