Lisa Boggs, R.N., BSN, with Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, recently received the 2012 Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Award for Overall Excellence from the MU Sinclair School of Nursing.


Lisa Boggs, R.N., BSN, with Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, recently received the 2012 Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Award for Overall Excellence from the MU Sinclair School of Nursing. The award, which recognizes the potential for clinical proficiency, academic excellence and professional commitment, was presented April 27 at the 22nd Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony in Columbia.

 “It is an immense honor to be recognized for one’s hard work and commitment to advanced practice nursing,” Boggs said.

 A 1995 graduate of Lebanon High School, Boggs received an associate’s degree in nursing from Columbia College and went on to complete the MU Sinclair School of Nursing’s R.N. to BSN program. She currently is continuing her education in the doctor of nursing practice program.

 In addition to working at Lake Regional Health System, Boggs has served as a teaching assistant since 2010 and is a student representative on the school’s Graduate Curriculum Committee. She also gives back to her community through causes like Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Relay for Life, as well as many volunteer positions, including serving on the Laclede County Disaster Preparedness Team.