A Park View High School graduate, Hilary Tackett grew up in South Hill, Virginia. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Southside Virginia Community College. She has transferred to Chamberlain University, where she is completing a bachelor's degree.
Since graduating from SVCC, Hilary has been working in an intensive care unit at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital, where she is currently a Critical Care Nurse and has assumed the role of Charge Nurse on her unit. Hilary is also studying for her critical care certification and plans to continue furthering her education to earn a master's degree in Nursing.
Hilary says, "The SVCC Nursing program was a wonderful experience. It was exactly what I needed to open my career path and jump start my education. The relationships I formed while at SVCC will last a lifetime. My instructors inspired me to push through challenges and grow as both a nurse and as a person."