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:
Harold Blaise Mobly
Anna Kathleen Plyler