Seven local nurses will receive this year’s Masters in Nursing Awards to be held on Thursday 8am at the Brenau University East Campus Featherbone Communiversity.
According to the report by Gainesville Times, the nurses were nominated by their peers and selected based on a list of criteria, including passion, respect, confidence and the ability to connect with people.
The Masters in Nursing Awards Ceremony begun last year s a way to recognize local nurses who demonstrate a deep understanding of nursing and health care.
The seven nurses who will receive the Masters in Nursing Awards are the following:
- Ann Addison – Worked at Longstreet Clinic since 1997 as a nurse midwife. Received a master of science in nursing from University of Florida. Certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives.
- Cheryl Christian – Worked as an executive director of Good News Clinics. Earned her associates degree of science from Medical College of Georgia, bachelors degree from Brenau University.
- Hannah Day – Worked as a Diabetes Education Coordinator at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Received a bachelor’s degree of science in nursing from Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
- Sandra Greniewicki – Chair of the full time bachelor of science in nursing program at Brenau University. Received a bachelor and a master of science in nursing from University of Alabama in Birmingham, then completed a doctorate in education and public administration from University of Georgia.
- Heather Hayes – Worked as a family nurse practitioner at Longstreet Clinic, and is the executive director of the Edmonson Tellford Center for Children. Earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Brenau University and a masters in nursing from North Georgia College and State University.
- Priscilla Kyle – Worked as a clinical educator at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Northeast Georgia College and State University, received an associates degree and is currently seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
- Rachel Runyan – Worked as a swoop nurse at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Runyan floats the entire hospital and covers for all the other nurses. She earned her Associates degree from Region A Nursing Consortium in N.C.