By Vivian Shipe, AHERN Staff Reporter / 3-10-2022
Cynthia Thomas Finch continues to be a shining example of the greatness that comes out of Newport, Tennessee.
Chosen by USA Today as the honoree from Tennessee, Finch is one of 50 women honored from each state for significant contributions in the nation that have impacted the lives of its citizens. Her efforts to make sure everyone who needed to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has resulted in over 80,000 vaccines being administered through her efforts.
Finch was recently recognized by the Knoxville Urban League, receiving their Volunteer Award for 2021 at their Equal Opportunity Awards Gala and also was also recognized by the Knoxville News Sentinel and KNOX BIZ magazine as a 2021 Healthcare Hero.