Apothecary Products is thrilled to share Anna Edsill and Samantha Jo Giesen have been named 2022 recipients of its $2500 scholarship program, a scholarship awarded based on students exhibiting exemplary community stewardship.
Anna, niece of Connie Jeurissen, Customer Relations Manager for Apothecary Products, is a second-year student at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse majoring in Exercise and Sports Science and minoring in Spanish. Anna’s commitment to supporting her community began in high school where she was involved in several volunteer projects including Peer Mentors and America Reads. Today she finds opportunities to give back through the Physical Therapy school club and Conversation Partners, a program connecting Spanish speaking students and Spanish language learners.
Samantha, daughter of Linda Anderson – Buyer for Apothecary Products, is a first-year students at Morningside University in Sioux City majoring in Counseling Psychology and English with a minor in Gender Studies. Samantha is actively involved throughout her campus, including serving as Secretary for the on-campus chapter of Active Minds, a nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults. Samantha also engages in her community action by writing for her schools literary magazine, the Kiosk. She has authored multiples pieces on mental health.
We wish Anna, Samantha, and all the applicants success in their academic endeavors and thank all applicants for their role in building a better community.