Audrey Skaggs, science instructor at BRTC, was awarded “Distinguished Alumnus” for the Clinical Laboratory Science department at Arkansas State University during a ceremony held this past October. She was one of five distinguished alumni from the College of Nursing and Health Professions at ASU honored for their professional achievements in their specific department.
Skaggs was hired in August at BRTC to teach Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology and Microbiology. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Lab Sciences from ASU and earned a Masters in Health Science Education from ASU in December, graduating with a 4.0. She was also inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society earlier in the year.
Skaggs grew up in Belgium then served in the U.S. Marine Corps and participated in medical mission trips to South America. Prior to joining BRTC she worked as a Med Tech for NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro and a technologist at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, in addition to serving as adjunct professor of Clinical Laboratory Science at ASU. She currently resides in Brookland with her husband, Perry, and four children.