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Lauren Callister Receives the DAISY Student Award

The College of Nursing at Brigham Young University continues to partner with the DAISY Foundation to recognize nursing professors and students who show extraordinary compassion. After the death of Patrick Barnes at the age of 33 from complications of an autoimmune disease, the Barnes family decided to do something positive to honor him. They established DAISY an acronym for diseases attacking the immune system to thank the nurses who cared for him and to recognize exceptional nurses around the world.

This semester's DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Students was presented to Lauren Callister, a fourth-semester nursing student. Lauren was nominated by fellow student Cade Christiansen. About Lauren, Cade said, "Lauren takes her studies more seriously than anyone I know. She loves what she does, and she does it well."

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