Yemm named student of the month

November 2, 2016 | 4:47 PM

Abigail Yemm, of Virden, IL, was named the September Student of the Month at MacMurray College.

The 2013 graduate of North Mac High School in Girard, IL is the daughter of Jeff and Becca Yemm of Virden.

Yemm, a senior majoring in nursing, is the president of the Student Nurses Association and has organized events, fundraisers, as well as gathering students to help with the health fair, flu shot clinic, and homecoming events. She also participated in Time 2 B A Nurse Camp over the summer and helped run the donkey basketball fundraiser during spring 2016.

Abigail was nominated by Russell Walker, assistant professor of nursing.

 “She always has a smile on her face and is willing to do a task when asked to do so,” said Walker.

This recognition places her as a nominee for the annual John Austin Van Hook Outstanding Leadership Award, presented during Commencement weekend.

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