Two area nurses recognized as top nurses at GHS hospitals

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Published on May 17, 2013

Two area nurses recognized as top nurses at GHS hospitals

Friday, May 17, 2013

Georgetown, S.C. — Two local area nurses have been honored by Georgetown Hospital System as Nurse of the Year, the top nursing honor that GHS awards.

Beth Marion, BSN, RN of Murrells Inlet was named Nurse of the Year at Waccamaw Community Hospital, and Kerri Evans, BSN, BS, RN, of Andrews was named Nurse of the Year at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Marion, an OB Services nurse, joined WCH in 2007 after earning her degree from Charleston Southern University.

The Nurse of the Year award is given annually during National Nurses Week to the nurse from each hospital who exemplifies the highest ideals of the profession.Evans earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of South Carolina and her BSN from the Medical University of South Carolina. She works in the flex dept. at GMH. Evans recently was recognized as a Palmetto Gold recipient by the S.C. Nurses Association.


Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.