REED CITY — Recognizing the rising costs of a college education, Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital has increased their annual scholarship award from $500 to $1000 per student.

Two well deserving winners, Kristin Forman and Wade Wells, were chosen from a field of ten applicants who all exhibited an interest in pursuing a career in the health sciences. Scholarship applicants must show a clear directive as to their interest in the health sciences, proven academic achievement by maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher and provide a comprehensive overview of their high school careers including academics, varied extra-curricular activities, community involvement and demonstrated work habits.

Kristin Forman will be graduating from Reed City High School with a GPA of 3.627 and has been accepted at Grand Valley State University. Kristin will focus on a dual degree in athletic training and physical therapy. Kristin is the daughter of Robbie and Garry Forman of Evart.

Wade Wells will be graduating from Reed City High School with a GPA of 3.988 and has been accepted at Saginaw Valley State University where he will focus on dual degrees in athletic training and physical therapy. Wade is the son of Val and Denny Wells of Paris.