Martha “Marty” Dillon Zunich graduated from Mount Carmel, Class of ’62, and her nursing career spanned 25 years before she earned her Juris Doctorate and practiced healthcare law for 20 years. Marty serves on the Mount Carmel Alumni Association Board and wants to help others continue the tradition of nursing excellence at Mount Carmel.

The family and friends of Daniel Wart have established this scholarship in his memory. Daniel’s mom Barbara Watt is a graduate of the Class of 1962. Daniel, a professional chef, was a blessing to everyone who knew him. This award is presented to a student with exceptional skills of caring and compassion.

This scholarship honors Jill Rill, a Mount Carmel Alumnus, Class of 1977. Jill’s husband Roger established this fund to honor his wife and acknowledge her devotion and commitment to pediatric nursing.

The Mary C. (Katie) Wanner scholarship, established by Katie’s family, celebrates a legacy of learning at Mount Carmel College of Nursing. Four generations of Katie’s family have graduated from Mount Carmel: Katie’s mother-in-law, Helen, graduated in 1924; Katie herself graduated in 1947; Katie’s daughters, Molly Taylor and Sally Martin, graduated in 1980 and 1983; Liz Guzzo Danley, Katie’s niece, graduated in 1979; and Katie’s great niece, Danielle Newell, graduated in 2009. Katie worked in the newborn nursery at Mount Carmel until her retirement. Each year family members contribute to the scholarship fund at their family reunion. The scholarship is given to a student who exhibits the hard work and dedication to nursing that Katie exemplified in her more than 40 years of nursing.

The Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Auxiliary has been a loyal and dedicated supporter of the College of Nursing. They have long recognized the tradition of excellence exhibited by Mount Carmel faculty as they prepare professional nurses. These scholarships are given to nursing students working at Mount Carmel hospitals.

Trinity Health has awarded scholarship funds to be used for eligible Mount Carmel students. The intent of this program is to assist students as they prepare to become professional nurses.

Pat McKnight began her career at Mount Carmel College of Nursing in 1961 teaching nutrition to nursing students, a subject she is quite passionate about. Pat has been a volunteer lobbyist for over 20 years and believes that educating legislatures about the facts on nutrition helps shape health policy. Pat loves working with students and established this endowment to help them with their career goals.