On Saturday, Oct. 9, a West Orange High School graduate was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing.
The American Academy of Nursing's mission is to "improve health and achieve health equity by impacting policy through nursing leadership, innovation, and science," according to the academy's website.
The academy is comprised of over 2,800 fellows that represent all 50 states and 38 countries across the world.
Jessica Roberts-Williams, who graduated from WOHS in 1998, continued on her educational journey to the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Arts.
Roberts-Williams went on to John’s Hopkins University and then received her Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Nursing, and an Advanced Public Health Nursing Certification.
In the same week of this award, Roberts-Williams added on to her accomplishments by earning tenure at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.