Carol Whitney, a Montgomery Hospice on-call night nurse, was chosen by Washingtonian for an Excellence in Nursing Award. She is one of "ten extraordinary individuals to be honored for their contributions in the field of nursing." Carol provides a sense of control to scared families in the middle of the night.

Photograph by Jeff Elkins: Mary Yarrison from Washingtonian, honoree Carol Whitney of Montgomery Hospice, and Cathy Merrill Williams, President and Publisher of Washingtonian Media.