FGH recognizes Nurses of Year


Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including announcing Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year and Nurse Leader of the Year.

Leadership surprised the award recipients on their units surrounded by their co-workers. Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Scott Rucker, RN, radiology.

BJ Morrison, RN, Epic, was honored as the hospital’s Non-Clinical Nurse of the Year.

Rosa Byrd, RN, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, was honored as this year’s Nurse Leader of the Year.

Lakita Donaldson, Emergency Room, was honored as Tech of the Year.

“Nurses truly make up the backbone of our organization, said Angela Huggins, vice president of Forrest Health. “With every patient, they offer not only knowledge and talent, but also empathy and compassion consistently going the extra mile to keep patients and families comfortable. We certainly appreciate all of our nurses and their contributions to our community.”