Success Stories

Medical Research Enthusiast Continues Her Education

February 23, 2011

Jennifer Croix has known since middle school that she wanted to go into a science related field and while in college realized she was most interested in science as it related to the health care field. more

The Christie Foundation Scholarship Provides Future Dentist the Funds To Thrive

February 23, 2011

Ashley Cain was one of those rare children who actually enjoyed going to the dentist. Despite having four baby teeth pulled in 2nd grade, braces in 6th grade, and some pretty serious oral surgery in 7th grade, the smiley Mahomet native always ... more

Aspiring Midwife Can Focus on Rigorous Schoolwork Thanks to Scholarship

February 14, 2011

Samantha Garmon’s little sister, Kailee, played a huge role in her career decision. more

Food Allergies Motivates One Student to Future in Nutrition and Dietetics

February 09, 2011

Madelaine Dickinson’s journey to nutrition and dietetics was a personal one. Diagnosed at 13 with food allergies, Dickinson – a food lover from a young age – thought she had to give up most of the foods she loved to cook and eat. more