ROCHELLE – Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists has announced its annual 2019 Rochelle Township High School Sports and Health Scholarship to Katherine Bakken.
Bakken, a recently graduated senior at Rochelle Township High School, was chosen for her outstanding achievements in athletics, academics, and choice to pursue a career in the healthcare field.
She is a National Honors Society, Interact Club, and Key Club member, served in Student Council all four years including being treasurer for two years, a member of the Math Team, and participated in the After Hours Vocal Jazz Group. She was an active athlete all four years in high school in Cross Country and Track & Field, and in Volleyball in 2015.
Bakken attended several Northern Illinois Big XII sectionals, regionals, and All-Conference events for Cross Country and Track, and was an IHSA Class 2A State Qualifier for track.
Additionally, she earned the Silver Service/Silver Cord for 400 volunteer hours for serving at the Rochelle Christian Food Pantry, The Kitchen Table, RTHS Athletic Boosters Concessions, and St. Paul’s Youth Group.
This fall, she will be attending the University of St. Francis for nursing with a special interest in geriatric nursing.
This is the third year Northern Rehab has sponsored a scholarship for Rochelle High School seniors and will continue to support this annually. Northern Rehab is pleased to acknowledge the sportsmanship, athletic and academic excellence, and competitive spirit displayed by this year’s recipient, and support the community in sport and academic accomplishments, and those promoting active and healthy lifestyles.
Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists blends the science of healing and the art of caring for fast, effective results. Their treatments help patients get back into life by restoring and promoting physical function, fitness and optimal quality of life in order to recover from injury, impairment or disease. Northern Rehab has five offices in Rochelle, DeKalb Sycamore Road, DeKalb Lincoln Highway, Genoa and Sandwich.
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