Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital named registered nurse Patricia S. Kennedy as their nurse of the year on Thursday afternoon during an awards ceremony.Kennedy has been serving as a nurse at the hospital for seven years and was nominated by her co-workers for the award.The award came at a much-needed time for Kennedy, who says she's not only working at the hospital but spends time there as a visitor to her terminally ill sister.When announced, Kennedy says she couldn't believe that her peers thought so highly of her and its a wonderful feeling.Kennedy says this award is a high for her and she can't wait to go up to the 7th floor where her sister is to share it with her.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!
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