Georgia Southern nursing students receive 2018 Abbie Lorene DeLoach Memorial Scholarships
Georgia Southern University nursing students Jayda Anderson, Kelli Shiver, Taylor Wallace received 2018 Abbie Lorene DeLoach Memorial Nursing/Kappa Delta Scholarships during the second annual Abbie DeLoach Foundation Scholarship Luncheon held in April.
A total of nine students were awarded scholarships totaling more than $175,000 in memory of Abbie DeLoach, one of five Georgia Southern nursing students tragically killed in a car accident in April 2015.
"Criteria exemplifying Abbie's compassion, commitment to the community and competitive spirit are utilized each year when selecting recipients," reads a statement from the Abbie DeLoach Foundation.
Abbie DeLoach Foundation officers include her father and president, Jimmy DeLoach, her sister and vice president Anna DeLoach and her uncle and Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach, who serves as treasurer.