Local Nurse Receives State Accolades

A local nurse practitioner is tops in the state.

Jane Riley was named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Texas Nurse Practitioners Association.

There are approximately 5,500 nurse practitioners in the state of Texas.

Riley works at University Pediatrics in College Station.

She is also a medical examiner at Scotty's House Child Advocacy Center.

Last week, Riley was honored at the State Crimes Against Children conference with the "Team Excellence Award for Medical Professionals."

Nick Canto, a forensic investigator at Scotty's House also received "Honorable Mention for Forensic Interviewers."