Johnston Memorial recognizes Harner Memorial Scholarship recipient
Va. – Johnston
Memorial Hospital has named Holly Elena Barfield of Glade Spring, Va., as the
2014 recipient of the John and Anna G. Harner Memorial Scholarship.
of John and Anna G. Harner established the scholarship in honor of their
parents. The Harners were Abingdon natives who received the majority of their
health care at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Even after moving out of the
community, they continued to travel back to the hospital for their health care
needs because of the high quality, compassionate care they received.
scholarship is a one-time, $1,000 grant given annually to a promising nursing
student. The recipient must excel in academics and demonstrate all
characteristics of a successful nurse: a caring attitude, compassion, kindness,
knowledge, a strong work ethic and understanding. The student also must aspire
to provide bedside care as a registered nurse at Johnston Memorial after
studying to be a registered nurse (RN) at Virginia Highlands Community College
(VHCC) and will graduate in the spring 2015. She is currently on the
Dean’s List and has been named to the Vice President and President’s lists
during her academic career at VHCC.