BATON ROUGE, LA - The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) is proud to announce that its Chief Education & Training Officer, Dr. Wendi Palermo, was recognized and honored as an inductee into the prestigious Nursing Foundation Hall of Fame at the annual Louisiana Nurses Foundation Nightingale Awards ceremony held on Saturday, September 16.
The Louisiana Nurses Foundation Nightingale Awards are highly regarded, and the event celebrates excellence in nursing across 18 award categories, including the LSNA Hall of Fame. With an astounding 167 nominations received this year, the competition was fierce, making Dr. Palermo's induction into the Nursing Foundation Hall of Fame a remarkable achievement.
Dr. Palermo's dedication to the field of nursing education and her commitment to advancing healthcare in Louisiana have made her an exemplary figure in the nursing and healthcare community. Her relentless pursuit of excellence and her significant contributions to nursing education have had a profound impact on both students and healthcare professionals alike.
LCTCS President Dr. Monty Sullivan expressed his excitement about Dr. Palermo's recognition, saying, "Dr. Palermo's induction into the Nursing Foundation Hall of Fame is a testament to her unwavering commitment to not only nursing education and the healthcare profession, but her dedication to meeting the demands of our workforce. Her leadership and passion have made a lasting impact, and we are extremely proud to have her as part of the LCTCS family."
As the Chief Education & Training Officer for LCTCS, Dr. Palermo has played a pivotal role in shaping nursing education programs and ensuring that students receive the highest quality education and training. Her visionary leadership and dedication to the nursing community have been instrumental in preparing the next generation of nurses to provide exceptional care to patients across Louisiana.
LCTCS congratulates Dr. Wendi Palermo on this well-deserved recognition.
About the Louisiana Community and Technical College System
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) provides strategic management and support for Louisiana's 12 community and technical colleges. LCTCS colleges award associates degrees, technical diplomas, and industry-based certificates in programs aligned with business and industry and local economies, which lead students to good in-demand, high-wage jobs.