2019 Sarah H. Ratterree Award Awarded to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center’s Sarah Drake, RN


Sarah Drake, RN with her family including her brother, father, husband and mother.

(CHARLOTTE, NC) –The Sarah H. Ratterree Award was presented to Sarah Drake, RN on Sunday, October 6, 2019. With Emergency Department team members and her family present, the presentation kickstarted the 2019 Emergency Nurses Week at Novant Health Presbyterian Main’s Emergency Department. 

The Sarah H. Ratterree Award, created in honor of its namesake, is presented annually to a nurse who best exemplifies the characteristics of Ms. Sarah Ratterree herself.  For 30 years, Ms. Ratterree worked at Presbyterian Main as a Nurse Director in the Emergency Department and exemplified leadership and true professionalism through her strong and well-known worth ethic.  

David Rentz, MD, MPH and Sarah Drake, RN – Recipient of the Sarah H. Ratterree Award

Medical Director of Emergency Services for Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, David Rentz, MD, MPH said, “Ms. Drake is an essential team member. While having a great attitude and work ethic, she gives remarkable attention to the quality of patient care while also addressing pressing administrative issues. Her ability to do it all with a smile is what led to her receiving this award.”