November 11, 2022
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Hanna Marie Yeager of Hahira, Georgia received the Fall 2022 President’s Award for the Valdosta State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a college certificate.
Valdosta – Hahira, Georgia. Hannah Marie Yeager, recipient of the Fall 2022 Presidential Award for Valdosta State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
The President’s Academic Excellence Award recognizes the most successful graduates from each of six VSU colleges: Harley Langdale Junior College of Business Administration, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College. Education and Social Services, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science and Mathematics.
Yeager will be recognized during the 234th VSU Grand Opening on Saturday, December 10 at 4:30 pm. He will graduate cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a college certificate.
“Long before I graduated from high school, I knew that I wanted to go to VSU. This decision allowed me to receive an excellent education and experience unforgettable experiences in the city that shaped me and made me who I am today,” he said. . he said. . “I mean it was easy, I know I couldn’t have done it without the hard work, determination and constant support of my family, friends and community. I’ve been challenged both in and out of the classroom, but I’m happy to be part of this inspiring community that I can always count on for strength and support.”
As a student at VSU, Yeager completed the Institutional Collaborative Learning Initiative and the Guardians of QPR (Questions, Persuasion, Referral) Suicide Prevention Curriculum. She was a Zell Miller Fellow and an eminent scientist. She has received numerous Dean’s List awards and is active in Baptist College ministry and the Wesleyan Foundation.
Dedicated to serving others, Yeager is honored to attend Chrysalis 2020 in South Georgia, three days of worship, prayer, fellowship, creative expression, relaxation, song and conversation. He returned the following year to support and encourage youth and adults on their unique Christmas journey.
Yeager plans to continue his education at VSU and get an MBA in healthcare management.
“With the knowledge and experience I have gained through this training program, I will help improve the quality of healthcare management and improve outcomes in an institution where I have the honor of working in the future,” he said.
Yeager attends CrossPointe Church in Valdosta, Georgia. Her supportive family includes father JD Yeager, mother Pam Yeager, grandparents Belinda and Don Yeager.