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Kim Marchell Scholarship Recipient Named

By September 29, 2022February 10th, 2023News

Patience Martinson have been named recipient of the Kim Marchell Endowed Scholarship at Bethany Retirement Living.  She will receive $500 to apply toward their nursing education for the 2022-23 academic year.

            Martinson is a graduate of Accra Girls’ High School in Ghana.  She is currently enrolled in the Registered Nurse program at the ND State College of Science.  She currently a Certified Nursing Assistant at Bethany Retirement Living.

Kim Marchell served as Quality Improvement Coordinator at Bethany Retirement Living for more than eleven years, beginning in 1993.  Under her guidance, Bethany’s emphasis on quality care was focused and directed to help staff and the facility reach unprecedented levels of achievement.  Kim passed away in August 2004.  Through the scholarship in her name, Bethany Retirement Living provides financial support to qualified Bethany employees who are continuing their education in a nursing-related educational program.  The Kim Marchell Endowed Scholarship Fund is made available through the generosity of Kim’s family and other donors to Bethany Retirement Living.

Bethany Retirement Living was founded in Fargo in 1939 and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  Bethany provides high-quality care to the elderly in skilled nursing, rehabilitation, transitional care, basic care, assisted living, basic care, senior apartments, and personal care programs.