Red River College Nursing Program Awards Presentation 2016
Congratulations To This Year’s Award Winners
Jean Burrows Scholarship – Natasha Kuchta : 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 – Allison Hay, Laura Byman, Emily Lapp, and Ashley Jahns : 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 this award. The class of 2002 also made a sizable contribution from their own fundraising efforts.
Bernice Parrott Award – Anh Chau and Susana Fixe: 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.
Nursing Legacy Award – Britta Hoogervorst, Emma Lynn Wear, Alexa Fraser, Laura Byman, Miranda Martens, Cindy Astorino, Jane Wittick, Erin Conway, and Kali Croswell: This award recognizes outstanding clinical performance of students.
Thorey Johnson Nursing Award – Amelia Goerz: 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 – Justine Subchak and Jenn Wirth:
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 – Natasha Kuchta, Angela Simeonidis, and Suzanne Moss : These awards are presented to students for their outstanding achievement in the courses of Discipline of Professional Nursing 1-5.
Mary Langhan Nursing Award – Stephanie Loewen: 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.
Karla Ferens Memorial Entrance Aware for Health Care Aide – This award recipient has displayed the same accomplishments exhibited by Karla Ferens; involvement in sports and leadership qualities. Karla was a 2011 RRC graduate of the HCA program.
Community Service Award – Paige Proctor and Laurie Chan:This award is presented to second and third year students who have volunteered for a community agency while maintaining sound academic achievement.
Karen Wall Indigenous Nursing Student Award – Amber Davis:This award is presented to a 3rd year student of Canadian Indigenous heritage who has achieved academic success in the BN program, and has demonstrated leadership within the Indigenous community.