Austin Bowman named Outstanding Freshman
MIDWAY, Ky. (Dec. 29, 2014) — Midway College held its semi-annual pinning ceremony for graduates of its Nursing program in December and announced that Carol Miller, of Lexington, was the recipient of its Florence Nightingale Award. The award is bestowed upon the student who best exemplifies the philosophy and practice of Florence Nightingale, who epitomized the art of helping people toward their optimal health.
“The award is presented to the student who exhibits a positive and friendly attitude, is resourceful and helpful to classmates and demonstrates respect and support of others,” said Dr. Barbara Kitchen, Dean of the School of Health and Sciences, Midway College. “During her time at Midway College, Carol Miller has exhibited all of these traits and they will be a tremendous asset to her as she begins her nursing career.”
Austin Bowman, of Midway, won the Outstanding Freshman Award. The award is presented to an exceptional freshman nursing student who has embraced the field with a passion. Recipients must maintain a grade-point average above 3.0, exhibit a high level of integrity, demonstrate a spirit of inquiry, be a compassionate and therapeutic communicator, and be professional in attitude behavior and appearance.
“Austin has been outstanding in the clinical area by always being a team player and demonstrating an eagerness to learn,” Kitchen said. “He has a great rapport with his peers and quietly leads by example.”