b'knowledge gained through these transformational learning momentsC olleGe ofn urSinG& h eAlthS CienCeSwill help her as she aspires to become the chief executive officer of a hospital or healthcare organization in the future.k AmAril ynettel oGAnof Lake Park, Georgia, is the recipient of the Fall 2020 Motivated by a passion for helping others, Roberson volunteered forPresidents Award for Academic Excellence a number of organizations and special initiatives during her time atfor the College of Nursing and Health VSU. She served patients at Partnership Health Center, a charitableSciences at Valdosta State University. clinic that provides medical services, dental services, and medicationShe graduates summa cum laude with a assistance for the uninsured. She conducted food drives to supportBachelor of Science in Nursing.individuals and families who struggle to access affordable, nutritious food on a regular basis. She helped organize an emergency suppliesThere is only one word that truly drive to provide some relief to the people of The Bahamas who wereexpresses what it means to be deemed the impacted by Hurricane Dorian in 2019.top graduate of the College of Nursing and Health Sciencesblessed, she Roberson plans to continue her education at VSU and pursue asaid. The past two years have pushed me to my limits mentally and Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration.physically, and I worried more often than not if my efforts would be She is the daughter of Tim and Tina Stevens.worth the stress in the end, but this recognition proves otherwise. All of my efforts have finally paid off in more ways than I could have ever imagined. My friends, family, nursing faculty, clinical mentors, and so many other loved ones always believed in me even when I didnt C olleGe ofS CienCe& m AthemAtiCS believe in myself. I am ever so grateful to have such a faithful, caring support group always cheering me on to strive for the best. This is the J enilA Jitp Atelof Thomasville,moment weve all been waiting for. I finally made it.Georgia, is the recipient of the Fall 2020 Presidents Award for AcademicAs a student at VSU, Logan was a member of Sigma Alpha Pi: The Excellence for the College of ScienceNational Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma (formerly known and Mathematics at Valdosta Stateas Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing), The University. He graduates cum laude withNational Student Nurses Association, and Georgia Association a Bachelor of Science in Biology and aof Nursing Students. She served as president of the Valdosta Minor in Chemistry. Association of Nursing Students, where she completed more than 50 hours of community service. Just before graduation, she I am honored to be named the topjoined VSUs 1906 Society, a giving organization dedicated to the graduate for the College of Science andcontinued growth and development of VSU.Mathematics at VSU, he said. All the hard work, the late nights in the library, and the stress have finallyLogan was selected to participate in the Fall 2019 Evidence-Based Practice paid off. This wouldnt have been possible without support andPoster Presentation sponsored by VSU and South Georgia Medical motivation from my friends and family.Center, where she presented her research on The Relationship Between Emotional Support and Nurse Burnout Following an Adverse Event.As a student at VSU, Patel was a member of Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta): National Biological Honor Society and a two-time senatorLogans commitment to academic, research, and service excellence with the Student Government Association. resulted in her earning repeated Deans List honors, as well as the Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Fall 2020 Lettie Pate Patels commitment to academic and leadership excellence resultedWhitehead Foundation Inc. Scholarship, the Fall 2019 Georgia in him earning repeated Deans List honors, the Martha H. BarnesPower Foundation Student Recruitment and Retention Fund Scholarship, and the Walter R. and Dorothy S. Salter Scholarship. Scholarship, and the Fall 2019 Colquitt Electric Membership Corporation Scholarship. Patel plans to continue his education after graduation and study healthcare law. He is the son of Ajit and Tina Patel, brother ofLogan plans to work as a critical care nurse in a hospital setting after Sapan Patel and Hari and V. Desai, and friend of Kevin Patel andgraduation and to eventually return to school to pursue a masters Khyati Patel.degree in forensic nursing. She is the daughter of Karmell Logan and Lucious Leonard. She said she would not be where she is today without the constant love and support of her parents. 40 |VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY'