After her death in 2018, she set into place a legacy that will continue to impact the community and change lives for the better for many years to come.
To benefit the area’s future nurses, Henry left more than $50,000 to Patrick Henry Community College. The donation will be used to create the Martha Lou Henry Endowed Nursing Scholarship which will be awarded annually to eligible nursing students. Recipients will be able to use the scholarship for tuition, textbooks, testing fees, uniforms, or supplies.
Henry’s donation also includes a $10,000 allowance for immediate student needs within the nursing program. These funds can be used by the nursing faculty and program director’s discretion to cover students’ needs as they arise.
“What a wonderful gift for our students to receive from a nurse who has served the community for many years,” said Tiffani Underwood, interim…