Our Lady of the Lake honors nurse for excellence _lowres

Photo provided by KELLY ZIMMERMAN -- Registered nurse Heather Flake Champagne, of St. Amant.

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center recently presented registered nurse Heather Flake Champagne, of St. Amant, with the Preceptor of the Year Award.

Champagne was one of the hospital’s Nurse Excellence Award recipients, who were nominated by their nursing peers for excellence, a news release from the hospital said. Approximately 1,700 nurses work at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.