Scott Daniel Hooper, RN, a Hudson High School 2008 graduate and current Tallmadge resident, was a recipient of the Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award in March. The award is given for being an exemplary leader, mentor and role model for Kent State University of Nursing students and preparing them for a professional careerin in nursing. Hooper currently works at the Orthopedic Nurse Crystal Clinic in Akron. He pictured with his wife Marissa Manno Hooper, who is a sonographer at Akron Children's Hospital.