Jefferson School of Nursing student, Tracey Hepner, received the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania’s scholarship. She will be honored for her scholarship award, along with six other recipients, at the Nightingale Award’s 23rd Annual Gala on October 26, 2012.
"It is one of the greatest honors and most humbling experiences to be recognized by the Nightingale Association,” says Hepner. “I thank Jefferson University and their instructors for setting a standard of excellence which has helped me not only achieve this award, but has guided me on a path to strive for high standards within myself as I enter the nursing profession."
The Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization dedicated to recruiting and retaining nursing professionals. Scholarships are given only to Pennsylvania residents who show exceptional dedication for nursing through a competitive academic record. The Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania has provided almost $200,000 in scholarships since 1991. Their efforts of recognizing exceptional nursing professionals align with Jefferson’s dedication to preparing leaders in the nursing and healthcare industry.