Columbus resident receives nursing scholarship from Sallie Mae Bank

A Columbus resident was among the 37 students who received college scholarships from Sallie Mae Bank.

Hayden Kleinhenz received $5,000 from Sallie Mae’s annual Utah scholarship program for aspiring engineers, nurses, teachers and health professionals.

Kleinhenz attends Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and is pursuing a degree in nursing.

The annual scholarship program provides financial assistance to qualifying Utah students who are seeking careers in high-demand professions in the state.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.