Phil Messina presents the 2022 Mary Lou Messina Nursing Scholarship Award of $500 through the WCA Foundation to Ashton Bird, RN, BSN in Maternity. Mr. Messina established an endowed fund at the WCA Foundation in memory of his wife, Mary Lou, a dedicated and skilled RN employed at the WCA Hospital, now UPMC Chautauqua. A scholarship award is presented annually to an outstanding nursing student. Pictured (L-R) Dawn Pickett, RN, BSN, Nurse Supervisor, Ashton Bird, RN, BSN. Ms. Bird is completing her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Gannon University. The WCA Foundation is celebrating their 40-year anniversary in supporting healthcare for the citizens of Chautauqua County. FMI: Contact Kristin Melville, Executive Director at the WCA Foundation, 716.664.8665.