Barbara Millar scholarships awarded |

Barbara Millar scholarships awarded

Four Nevada High School seniors are the 2008 recipients of the Barbara Schmidt Millar Memorial Scholarship. Each student received $3,000.

Taylor Correll and Laren Lierly plan to attend Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. Emily Lohmeyer will attend UC San Diego, and Paige Prentice will attend UC Santa Cruz.

They all plan to study in the health-care field.

Barbara Schmidt Millar was 42 years old when she died of cancer in 1995. She was valedictorian of the Nevada Union class of 1971 and later became a nurse.

The Barbara Schmidt Millar “Celebration of Life” Women’s Triathlon is an annual event that raises money to benefit the Barbara Schmidt Millar Memorial Fund of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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