Updated December 5, 2019

2020 Nurse of the Year Banquet

May 12, 2020

Sam's Town

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2018 Nurse of the Year Banquet

     Once again the SDNA NOY banquet was a complete success. Great food, companionship, and celebration of our outstanding nurses in the area was had by all. Thanks again to Sam's Town Casino Hotel for providing a wonderful atmosphere and excellent food and service. We also want to thank our sponsors which help to make this possible: Specialists Hospital Shreveport, Willis-Knighton Health System, Brentwood Hospital, Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier, Gia Kosmitis Law Offices, Northwestern State University, University Health Shreveport, Claiborne Memorial Medical Center, and Black Nurses Rock-Shreveport Chapter. Congratulations to all the nurses honored during the ceremony. Each of you define the true spirit of nursing. A special thanks also to Dr. Kathreryn Arterberry, Mistress of Cereomonies, for keeping us entertained throughout the evening. The members of SDNA did a wonderful job with planning and creating a fabulous evening.


This year's Nurse of the Year banquet was a success. The evening was filled with laughter, good food, and the celebration of area nurses for their dedication and commitment to providing excellent patient care. Each honoree was chosen by their peers to represent the best from each facility. Congratulations to all the winners and a special thank you to all the supporters of the event, Mariah Hester for singing a beautiful national anthem, and Dr. Dana Clawson for graciously performing as the Mistress of Ceremonies. This event is possible through the support of our sponsors: Willis-Knighton Health Systems, Brentwood Hospital, Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier, Gia Kosmitis Law Offices, Specialists Hospital Shreveport, Northwestern State University, Claiborne Memorial Medical Center, and Sam's Town Hotel and Casino. Lastly, thank you to the SDNA members who planned and worked diligently to produce such an elegant event.