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Floresville resident Tracy Canada has been named the Texas Health Care Association’s Certified Nurse Aide of the Year for Region 3.

Canada is a Certified Nurse Aide at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville, where she has worked with the veterans since 2009. Region 3 is one of 10 statewide, and includes South Texas.

Canada was nominated by her co-workers and selected by a panel of longterm care clinicians from across Texas. Her coworkers describe her as someone who brings joy and stability into the lives of everyone she encounters. Despite any changes or hardships, Canada can be seen smiling. She is loved by her residents and respected by her teammates. She is also blessed with an amazing voice, which she shares with residents at the veterans home.

Canada was recently recognized as one of 10 Certified Nurse Aides of the Year representing geographic regions in the state during the Texas Health Care Association’s Annual Convention and Trade Show in Houston.

By: (Wilson County News)