Red River College Nursing Program Awards Presentation 2015
Congratulations To This Year’s Award Winners
Jean Burrows Scholarship – Allison Hay : Jean Burrows was the Nursing Dept. Chair from 1974 to 1998 and upon her retirement this scholarship was created for a 1st year student recognizing their outstanding academic achievement.
Nursing Students Endowment Scholarship – Emily Lapp, Ashley Jahns, Candice Plett, Kari Feilberg : This award was established from students who, in 1997 as part of their tuition fees, contributed to this endowment fund. In 2001, a portion of this money was dedicated to the creation of these awards. The class of 2002 also made a sizable contribution from their own fundraising efforts.
Bernice Parrot Award – Emily Taylor, Kaitlin Nakonechny : This award was established to provide financial assistance to a deserving student after term six in the BN program to recognize their hard work and efforts.
Thorey Johnson Nursing Award – Helene Kreker : In honor of their mother, Mrs. Johnson’s daughters have established this scholarship for a nursing student who has expressed a special interest in rural nursing practice.
Nursing Leadership Award – Laurie Chan, Jennifer Russell :
This award is for deserving students who have gone above and beyond in support and leadership of their peers. This award was established by the awards committee, with nominations from faculty and peers.
Discipline of Professional Nursing Award – Alexa Fraser, Emily Lapp, Darlene Mary Jackson : These awards are presented to students for their outstanding achievement in the courses of Discipline of Professional Nursing 1-5.
Mary Langham Nursing Award – Starr Wiebe : This award is presented to a 3rd year student who has demonstrated a high level of skill in the clinical setting and has expressed a special interest in obstetrics and gynecology.
Community Service Award – Tricia Tyerman, Meagan McRae :
This award is presented to second and third year students who have volunteered for a community agency while maintaining sound academic achievement.
Karen Wall Aboriginal Nursing Student Award – Jennifer Russell :This award is presented to a 3rd year student of Canadian Aboriginal heritage who has achieved academic success in the BN program, and has demonstrated leadership within the Aboriginal community.