Bayhealth announced Certified Nursing Assistant Charlena Evans as the recent recipient of the 1A Peer Award at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus.

Evans received the honor based on nominations by her coworkers on her unit.

Evans joined Bayhealth more than five years ago after completing basic training for the military, and now she’s in nursing school to continue her career in health care.

“I love what I do as a CNA here. Helping patients comes natural to me,” said Evans. “I’ve enjoyed my time working at Bayhealth, and I look forward to working as a registered nurse here.”