Local Nurse Honored

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A nurse with Air Evac Lifeteam 137, based in Greenville, has received an honor.

Whitney VonderHaar Hake, Lifeteam flight nurse and base clinical lead, has been recognized as the Air Evac Region 1 Nurse of the Year. The region includes multi-states.

A nurse for 10 years, Whitney has been with Air Evac six years. She told WGEL she received region nurse of the month last July and was surprised to be named region nurse of the year. She will receive the award at a banquet in September.

Air Evac is an air medical ambulance service. It’s Greenville site is at the Greenville Airport.