VERMILLION, S.D. – Alyxis Perry, a nursing student at the University of South Dakota, has been named 2017 student nurse of the year in South Dakota.
The award was announced at the recent South Dakota Nurses Association convention. Perry, a graduate of Frederick Area (South Dakota) High School, was honored because of her passion for nursing and knowledge and appreciation of rural health care.
USD Nursing offers programs in Vermillion, Sioux Falls, Watertown, Pierre and Rapid City. Perry is a student at the Vermillion campus. She will graduate with a BSN degree from USD in May.