Local nurse awarded Arthur Andrews Cup

ESTEEMED AWARD—Dicksie Tremlin proudly shows her Arthur Andrews Cup award.

ESTEEMED AWARD—Dicksie Tremlin proudly shows her Arthur Andrews Cup award.

Dicksie Tremlin, a recent graduate of the Grand Rapids Community College nursing program, was awarded the esteemed Arthur Andrews Cup for graduating with a 4.0 in the associate nursing degree program.

Dicksie graduated from Rockford High School in 1982 and received her cosmetology degree from the Chic University of Cosmetology in Grand Rapids. She was a hair stylist for over 20 years before deciding to go back to school to pursue her dream career in nursing. She is married to Todd Tremlin, who is a professor at Central Michigan University and has three children: Alexandra (20), Kipp (16), and Chancellor (14).

Dicksie graduated from GRCC’s nursing program in December of 2008 and was invited to attend the Delta Pi Alpha Honor Society dinner on April 16. This dinner recognized over 90 honor recipients graduating with superior scholastic achievement. Recipients for this honor are selected from the top five percent of the graduating class. The Arthur Andrews Cup is awarded to one student with the highest GPA and honor points. Dicksie was selected for this award after passing every class in her nursing education with a 4.0.

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