2011-08-25 / Local & State


Emily Decker of Harrisonville graduated from Penn State University August 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing with high distinctions.

Emily received the Vicky Rodgers Memorial Award in leadership, professionalism, respectable academic performance, and overall character. She also received the 2010 Blair County Critical Care Nurse Award.

Emily will attend York College/Wellspan Health nurse anesthetist program this fall, receiving a graduate degree as a nurse anesthetist. She currently works at Altoona Regional Health System in the intensive care unit.

She is the daughter of Gary and Eileen Decker, Harrisonville, and the granddaughter of Janet E. Shultz of McConnellsburg and Leila Decker of Harrisonville.

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