NCSN of the Year Recognition Awards

The NCSN of the Year Award is presented at the NASN Annual Conference, and it honors an NCSN who has promoted certification as well as worked to enhance general competency in school nursing.

The NCSN of the Year is selected from of a pool of nominees who have been nominated by their peers. If you know a Certified School Nurse who you think should be considered for the award, let us know and Nominate an NCSN now.

2016
Laura Brown
The recognition award was presented to Laura Brown, of Oregon, who was not present to accept her award.
2015
Amy Marland, RN, BSN, NCSN
Amy Marland (right) is presented with the Award, on June 16, 2015, by Sandi Delack (left), for demonstrating achievements that enhance the competence of school nurses and effectively promote
national school nurse certification.

2014
Donnis Harris, MS, RN, NCSN
Donnis Harris (left) is presented with the Award, on June 27, 2014, by Sue Nokleby (right), for outstanding leadership as an NCSN in school nurse practice.

2013
Kathleen Johnson (WA)
Kathleen (right) is presented with the NCSN Nurse Administrator of the Year Award by NBCSN President Sue Nokleby (left).
2012
Cindy Hiltz (MN)
Cindy Hiltz (MN) was presented with the NCSN Recognition Award by NBCSN President Sue Nokleby
2011
Nancy Nadel (DE)
At the 2011 NBCSN reception held in Washington DC, the Recognition Award went to Nancy Nadel (left) for her work in school health services. Pictured on the right is Mary Ann Gapinski, NBCSN President
2010
Patricia Krin (CT)
2010
Jeanne Sedgwick (MN)
2008
Linda Wolfe
Janice Selekman
2007
Gail Hartshorne (FL)
Roberta Cobbett (MA)
Rhonda Lesniak (FL)
2005
Charlotte Barry (FL)
Phyllis Williams (NC)
2003
Barbara Battin (FL)
2002
Rhonda Lesniak (FL)
2000
Janis Hootman (OR)
Nancy Greenberg (NM)
Sandra Gann (TX)
Laureen Fleck (FL)
1998
Pearl Scherrman
Sylvia Grubb
Ellen Bonnie Lissoway
1997
Kathleen Hanthausen
Leah Turner
1996
Debbie Tipton Winters
1995
Linda Miller (OH)
Bonnie Paustian (MI)
Kathy Rowland (OH)
Jane Tustin (TX)
Marjorie Briden (VA)
1994
Karen Willis (FL)
Mary Kaye Villalba (TX)
Beverly Klitz (OH)