Tessie Bell Receives 2018 Nursing Compassion Award

Congratulations to Maria “Tessie” Bell, Infirmary RN, who received the 2018 Nursing Compassion Award from Publishing Concepts, Inc. during the Arkansas Nursing Expo.

Tessie was honored for the benevolent care she has provided to patients for more than 50 years as well as her mentoring of numerous nurses. In her spare time, Tessie enjoys traveling to Honduras to participate in medical missions; she has provided surgical care on more than 20 mission trips through her church.

Congratulations to the other CHI St. Vincent nurses who were also nominated for this award:

Gayla Bailey

Karen Bedwell

Kahalihlula Bray

Kim Bruce

Jacquelyn Carter

Sheila Chmura

Cynthia Clement

Alengo Crook

Tieryny Fine

Ashley Fisher

Aaron Freeman

Amanda Gates

Katherine Goode

Candice Graham

Lawanda Harris

Susan James

Angela Kuntz

Christopher Kuntz

Chelsea Lantz

Gretchen McCallum

Shanna McKeller

Harold Blaise Mobly

Rickesha Muhammad

Happy Pablo

Anna Kathleen Plyler

Shelby Ragland

Ashley Sampeck

Amy Strickland

Dylan Vail

Sarah Wren