Grapevine nurse honored as one of DFW's top 100 nurses

Shirley Roberts from Grapevine's GRACE clinic was selected from over 700 nominations as one of DFW's Great 100 Nurses. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Shirley Roberts from Grapevine's GRACE clinic was selected from over 700 nominations as one of DFW's Great 100 Nurses. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Shirley Roberts from Grapevine's GRACE clinic was selected from over 700 nominations as one of DFW's Great 100 Nurses. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Shirley Roberts is GRACE's clinic nurse manager. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Coworkers hosted a surprise parade for Shirley Roberts prior to the virtual celebration to congratulate her. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Coworkers hosted a surprise parade for Shirley Roberts prior to the virtual celebration to congratulate her. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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From left: Shirley Roberts, clinic nurse manager, and Stacy Pacholick, director of programs, pose for a photo before the virtual celebration. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many community members and GRACE staff were in attendance. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many community members and GRACE staff were in attendance. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many community members and GRACE staff were in attendance. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many community members and GRACE staff were in attendance. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Signs were made by staff and patients to show their appreciation to Shirley Roberts. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
A Grapevine nurse has been selected as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Great 100 Nurses as announced by the DFW Great 100 Nurses.

Shirley Roberts is a clinic nurse manager for the Grapevine Relief and Community Services GRACE Community Clinic, a nonprofit that offers assistance to families and individuals in northeast Tarrant County struggling with low income or a recent emergency. She was selected from over 700 nominees.

“My passion is nursing, and my passion is helping people,” Roberts said.

In a surprise parade May 4, coworkers congratulated Roberts on her nomination. Grapevine Police Department staff were also in attendance. Following the parade, Roberts and others tuned in for a virtual celebration.

Nurses are selected based on their service as role models, leadership, community service, compassionate caregiving and significant contributions to the field, according to a press release.


“These nurses have been through a great deal of trauma the past 14 months and still find ways to inspire and uplift their colleagues. It’s humbling to be part of a community like that,” said Amy McCarthy, president-elect of the Great 100 Nurses, in a press release.
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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