D.R. Scanlan Jr.

Memorial AORN Education Scholarship


Alyssa Pineda

Alyssa is a nursing student at Nevada State University well on her way to receiving her BSN.

Despite having no prior knowledge in the healthcare field, she’s demonstrated her excellence one achievement at a time. From the moment she stepped foot on the unit, her heart has been set on becoming a NICU nurse. However, her ambition does not stop there. She plans to aim even higher and obtain her second degree in NICU nurse practitioner as soon as humanly possible.