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No. R-108. House concurrent resolution congratulating Sophia R. Boyle Hall on
being named the recipient of the 2022 State and national school nursing awards.
Offered by: Representatives Williams of Granby, Beck of St. Johnsbury, Campbell of
St. Johnsbury, and Wilson of Lyndon Offered by: Senators Kitchel and Starr Whereas, the students at the Miller’s Run School in Sheffield affectionally refer to
Sophia Hall, the school’s nurse, as “Nurse Soph,” and Whereas, Nurse Soph also serves as the lead school nurse and COVID-19 coordinator for the Kingdom East Unified Union School District, and for 42 years she has devoted herself to being “the best possible nurse,” and Whereas, Sophia Hall works proactively by advocating for healthy transportation options, including supporting safe bicycling, and by coaching her school’s Girls on the Run program, and Whereas, aside from her school-related duties, Sophia Hall volunteers at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital and serves on the board of the Northern Counties Health Care,
and Whereas, her professional colleagues have recognized Sophia Hall’s dedication and leadership, first by electing her as the President of the Vermont School Nurses Association from 2017 to 2021, and then, in 2022, by selecting her as the State’s School Nurse of the Year, and Whereas, Nurse Soph’s reputation for excellence extends beyond Vermont’s borders as
the National Board for Certification of School Nurses named her the recipient of its 2022
NCSN of the Year Award following her own 2019 national certification, a process many school nurses find too daunting to pursue, now therefore be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly congratulates Sophia R. Boyle Hall on being named the recipient of the 2022 State and national school nursing awards, and be it further Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to
Sophia Hall and the Miller’s Run School.
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