Columbia State Nursing Students Bring Easter Baskets to King's Daughters Center for Autism

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. – April 6, 2015)

Photo Caption: For their spring project, the Student Nurses Association of Columbia State Community College sponsored 20 residents of the King’s Daughters Center for Autism for Easter. They took up donations of Easter candy, cash donations and needed items from fellow students, staff and places throughout the community. On Friday, April 3, they gathered all of the donations they had received for these 20 residents and put together Easter baskets to take to the center on Saturday, April 4. The SNA of Columbia State would like to thank everyone that participated and donated to the project. Pictured, left to right: Alyssa Harvey (Columbia), third semester nursing student; Ross Blair (Loretto) fourth semester nursing student; Amanda Cowdrey (Columbia), third semester nursing student; Bryanna Ray, junior volunteer; Alyssa Hopkins, junior volunteer; Maggie Graham, junior volunteer; Natalie Anderson (Columbia), third semester nursing student; Kaysi-Rose Cowdrey, junior volunteer; Sloane Smith (Columbia), third semester nursing student; Rachael Waters (Leoma), second semester nursing student; Josephine Yrabien (Columbia), first semester nursing student. 

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