CRESTON, Iowa—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) nursing student Alexa Losee, of Earlham, was recently selected by the Iowa Health Educators Association (IHEA) as one of two $500 scholarship winners statewide.

Each year, the IHEA awards these two scholarships to students enrolled in health care or technical education programs that result in certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees at Iowa community colleges.

Losee is currently finishing the licensed practical nursing program at SWCC. She will graduate with her diploma this June and will continue on into SWCC’s associate degree in nursing program in the fall. Her goal is to eventually complete her bachelor’s degree in nursing and become a lactation consultant.

The purpose of the IHEA is to discover and serve the needs of health education in the state of Iowa.

Losee is a 2017 graduate of Earlham High School. She is the daughter of Wendy and Bill Baird of Earlham.