Ashley Ward (center) is presented the Spirit of SCH Award from employee experience committee members Stephanie Ketchum, Travis Onken, Olivia Steele Jasetia Buckallew, Danni Waterman, and Michael Buford.

The first winner for the Spirit of Scotland County Hospital award has officially been chosen by the Employee Experience Committee at Scotland County Hospital. Ashley Ward, RN, was selected by the committee based off of selflessness and positivity.

Her nominations mentioned “Stays positive during very stressful times” and “sets the standard for our Department, not only by her instructions, but by her ACTIONS.”

Ashley is an RN and has been the Supervisor of the Surgery Center since May 2015. She has been employed as a nurse at Scotland County Hospital for 11 years.

She and her husband, Corry, live in Memphis with their two children.  She is originally from Bloomfield, IA, and the granddaughter of Dr. John Finneran.

Ashley was presented with a Spirit of SCH certificate, $20 Amazon gift card, and a select parking spot of her choosing.