Niagara University College of Nursing Presents Inaugural DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Students

In Niagara News, by , on February 28th, 2022

Amanda Saunders was the recipient of the Niagara University College of Nursing’s inaugural DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Students.

Saunders, a Lockport, N.Y., resident, was selected in recognition of her commitment to exceptional clinical skill and the compassion she shows to patients and their families. She is a nurse at Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., and plans to pursue her master’s degree in nursing education.

“This award genuinely means the world to me,” she said, noting that her career in bedside nursing fulfills her dream to make a difference and impact the lives of those in need. “The DAISY symbolizes compassionate care to patients and their families. To be classified as a DAISY nurse is the biggest honor that I have ever had the privilege of accepting. To be recognized for my passion for the field and the quality of care for my patients is an honor. I am devoted to honoring the values of the DAISY Award every day in my career.”

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