Lee is the first recipient of the DAISY Nurse Leader Award at KershawHealth, which gives staff, patients, and families a way to express their gratitude for the compassionate environment Nurse Leaders provide. Lee’s peers and staff recognized her dedication and nominated her as a role model for compassion and exemplary practice. Lee promotes and enhances the image of nursing within the organization, the community and the profession. She motivates staff with a shared vision and enthusiasm to achieve better outcomes for themselves and for their patients and is a mentor to staff. Lee represents her profession through Professional Shared Governance Councils, membership in the South Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders (SCONL), and the American Critical Care Nurses(ACCN). KershawHealth proudly congratulates Lee for this honor and her many accomplishments!