Keisha Saunders, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner for Tug River Health Association, Inc. has been chosen to receive an award at the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs Annual Trailblazer Awards Gala tomorrow, February 27, 2020 at the Clay Center for the Arts and Science.
The Trailblazer Award, established in 2019, honors those West Virginians within minority communities who exhibit a life of excellence. This year, there were eighteen nominees and four were chosen to receive the award.
Ms. Saunders, C-FNP, graduated from Marshall University in 2012 receiving her Masters of Science in Nursing. She began her career as a CNA in 2002 and has experience in mental health, geriatrics and hospice. She has been providing medical services at Tug River Health Association, Inc. since her graduation.
When asked why she chose Tug River Health Centers, she said “ I feel it is important to support the community where I was raised”.
“Keisha Saunders is a great asset to Tug River Health Association,” said Tim Crofton, CEO. “She is committed to our patients and provides excellent care to all she sees. This award is not surprising to anyone that knows her. She is an excellent example of true leadership and dedication to her peers and the community.”
The Emcee for Trailblazer Award Gala is comedian Dave Temple and will feature a live musical performance from Somethin’ Special.