Parker is a sophomore from Union, MS, is a 2017 graduate of Union High School. He is an ADN nursing major and plans to work as a nurse in ICU in Meridian and continue his education at Mississippi College in their BSN program. He also plans to obtain his CCRN certification and a doctorate in nursing one day. This award is presented to a student in the final semester of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The Meridian Community College faculty select the student. Criteria used include B or better in each nursing course; grade point average of 3.25 or better; excellence in clinical performance and interpersonal skills; and involvement in student and community activities. Congratulations, Parker Rigby.