Regional West Foundation Awards James Massey, MD, Surgical Technology 2022-23 Scholarships

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. ― Two students have been awarded James Massey, MD, Surgical Technology scholarships by the Regional West Foundation Board of Directors.

McKenna Culek and Anna McDaniel each received $1,500 scholarships, which will be split between the 2022 fall and 2023 spring semesters.

The scholarship was established by Regional West otolaryngologist James Massey, MD, to encourage high school graduates to pursue training in the Surgical Technology program at Western Nebraska Community College. The $1,500 scholarships are offered to full-time students in both the spring and fall.

For more information about the James Massey, MD, Surgical Technology Scholarship or other healthcare scholarships, contact the Regional West Foundation at 308-630-2244. Applications can be downloaded at

The Regional West Foundation was established in 1972 to support the health system’s mission of excellence in healthcare. Today, the Foundation's success is a continuation of a long and proud tradition of community support for superior healthcare services in the communities it serves.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.