(Mineola, NY) The Veterans organization Nassau County Voiture #803 Forty & Eight held their 48th Annual Nurse’s Training Ball at the Malverne American Legion Post #44. Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell, a registered nurse, joined the members of Forty & Eight along with other area officials in awarding scholarships to twelve nursing students from all over Nassau County. This year’s recipients were Ashley Ambrico, Justine Bo, Maureen Brady, Gabriella Carrigan, Samantha Cestare, Jack Cusssen, Madison Dietrich, Jenna Doherty, Carly Howard, Vanessa Mauri, Kristina Moncayo and Rory Sloan. Forty & Eight is a national organization originally formed as an honor society for members of the American Legion who had served in World War I. Primarily focused on charitable service today, the Nurses Training Program aims to encourage nursing education and student achievement.