Donna Arney has been awarded the Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year for the state of Alabama.
Arney was nominated by her fellow nurses in the Dothan City School system and was presented the award by the School Nurse Association.
Arney says its an honor to be recognized by her peers.
"I was totally amazed and humbled and it was just so incredible and I am so thankful that that happened, it is amazing. I've been a school nurse for 24 years and this is just really been so sweet for this year, " said Arney.
Arney isn't taking the summer off; shes volunteering as a nurse at a local summer camp.