Jaslyn Wall Awarded 2024 Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship

Published 10:59 am Thursday, June 20, 2024

Grace Health is pleased to announce that Jaslyn Wall, a recent graduate of Middlesboro High School, has been named the 2024 recipient of the Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship for Bell County.

Jaslyn exemplifies academic excellence and dedication to her future career in nursing. Wall maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school and achieved her vocational Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification upon graduation. She will attend Morehead State University (MSU) this fall, joining their prestigious nursing pipeline program that accepts only 50 students annually.

Throughout her high school career, Jaslyn was an active participant in numerous organizations and activities, including the Key Club, Beta Club, National Honors Society, Volleyball, Talent Search, Academic Team, Future Problem Solving, Choir, Women’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, a nursing pipeline program, and CNA classes. Her remarkable involvement and leadership in these activities underscore her commitment to her community and future profession.

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Jaslyn, the daughter of Miranda and Dewayne Wall, has set ambitious long-term goals to become a nurse practitioner and one day manage a practice. Reflecting on her career choice, Jaslyn said, “I’ve spent much of my life in and out of medical facilities. Through the years, I’ve realized how much nurses help, and I want to be able to do that as well.”

She chose MSU because of its high-ranking nursing program and the welcoming nature of its campus community.

Grace Health is proud to support Jaslyn as she embarks on her journey to become a nurse and significantly impact the healthcare community. Her dedication and passion for nursing embody the spirit and legacy of Kay Campbell.

About Grace Health

Grace Health is a leading healthcare provider dedicated to delivering compassionate and comprehensive services to communities in need. With a focus on innovation and community engagement, Grace Health strives to address the evolving healthcare needs of individuals and families.

Grace Health was established in 2008 in Knox County, Kentucky, as a primary healthcare provider and recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), proudly serving Bell, Clay, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, and Whitley counties. For more information, visit gracehealthky.org.

About the Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship

The Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship commemorates the memory and enduring influence of Kay Campbell, a dedicated nurse practitioner who devoted her life to nursing. Even as she fought cancer, Kay remained steadfast in her service to patients at the Grace Health clinic in Wooten, Kentucky, showcasing her unwavering dedication to her profession. The scholarship is designed to empower and motivate senior high school students in Grace Health service areas who are passionate about nursing while encouraging them to excel in their field and contribute to the healthcare needs of southeastern Kentucky.