WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe Memorial Hospital is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Health Science Student of the Month Program.
“We are pleased to honor Emily Kissinger as the Health Science Student of the Month for March and wish her well in her pursuit of a nursing degree. I hope to recruit her to Ashe Memorial Hospital when she obtains her degree,” said Laura Lambeth, Ashe Memorial Hospital CEO.
Emily Kissinger is the granddaughter of Dean and Joan Taylor of Jefferson. She is currently enrolled in Health Science I honors at Ashe County High School.
Kissinger received the Health Science Student of the month by excelling in her academics and having a strong motivation for learning. She plans to attend University of Chapel Hill to get a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She then plans to work in Labor and Delivery or the Emergency Department. Later, she plans to become an FNP.