The Jody Boes Scholarship was established in 2017, in partnership with Bill and Pam Welter, to provide nurses who are pursuing a master’s degree or doctorate with $2,500 to apply toward tuition. This year’s recipient is Jeannine Kelsey.
A 1997 graduate of Bellin College of Nursing, she holds an RN and BSN. After a hiatus from nursing to raise her seven children, Kelsey is excited to pursue her master’s to attain a family nurse practitioner license. She’s been a nurse at Door County Medical Center since 2016.Kelsey submitted an inspiring application, essay, CV and letters of recommendation. Her nursing style is very much patient-focused, with an emphasis on patient advocacy.