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99 Nurses Receive Excellence Award at Ceremony

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A total of 99 nurses were honored at the 19th Annual Nursing Excellence Awards Ceremony recently held at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Wake Forest Baptist nurses were nominated for this award by their peers or managers. The nominations were reviewed blindly by members of the Medical Center’s Professional Development Council. The award is based on how the nurse exemplifies the Medical Center’s key values: excellence, compassion, innovation, integrity and collegiality. Also considered in the selection is their educational preparation, national certification, Medical Center involvement and involvement in the community.

The following received the Nurses of Excellence award during the May 7 ceremony:

Beth Alexander, RN, BSN (Bachelor of Science in nursing);
Dorinda Anderson, RN;
Amy Arceneaux, RN, BSN;
Crystal Bandy, RN, MSN (Master of Science in Nursing);
Margaret Beiland, RN;
Monica Bell, RN, BSN;
Betty Bennett, RN;
Margaret Bocanegra, RN, BSN;
Candace Bowman, RN;
Leslie Boyd, RN, CPN (Community Psychiatric Nurse);
Teresa Brady, RN;
Beverly Branch, RN, CPN;
Stacey Brickell, RN, BSN, CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse);
Makia Britt, RN, BSN, OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse);
Lhennie Bulauitan, RN, MSN;
Tracie Burcham, RN, BSN,
Donna Butner, RN;
Laura Cartner, RN, BA;
Angela Caudle, RN, CPN,
Deborah Cereceres, RN, CPN;
Angela Collins, RN, BSN;
Pauline Colquhoun, RN;
Cindy Cook, RN;
Morgan Daniel, RN;
Tonya Davis, RN;
Steve Davis, RN;
Olivia Davis, RN;
Brenda Davis, RN, CNOR (Certified Nurse, Operating Room);
Joyce Dellinger, RN;
Patricia Dhers, RN;
Anita Dixon, RN;
Luz Dixon, RN, BSN;
Emily Draughn, RN, BSN;
Molly Drum, RN, BSN;
Vera Eckard, RN, BSN, OCN;
Brandy Edmiston, RN;
Barbara Edwards, RN, CPN;
Barbara Figan, RN, BSN;
Patricia Ford, RN;
William (Ralph) Gilliland, RN, BSN;
Amy Groce, RN, MSN;
Robin Hack, RN, MSN;
Kristen Harrison, RN, BSN;
Maureen Haynes, RN, NCSN (National Certified School Nurse);
Patricia Herrera, RN;
Ginger Howland, RN;
Traci Huff, RN, BSN;
Catherine Huhn, RN;
Kim Hutchinson, RN, PhD;
Angela Jamie, RN, BSN;
Jennifer Jeffords, RN, BSN;
Melinda Jenkins, RN, CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse);
Nancy Johnson, RN, BSN;
Nicole Kambou, RN;
Esther Kato, RN, MSN;
Stacie Lee, RN, BSN;
Jeannie Leggett, RN;
Lauren Leppert, RN, MSN;
Nancy Lang, RN, BA;
Florence Magno, RN, BSN;
Ben Mahaffy, RN;
Marie McHone, RN, BSN;
Linda McNeely, RN;
Juliet Miguel, RN, BSN;
Pam Misenheimer, RN;
Jonathan Morris, RN, BSN, MPA;
Jason Nagle, RN, CEN, CPN;
Julia Naron, RN;
Glenda Nunn, RN;
Lasabra Patterson, RN;
Alicia Pender, RN;
Linda Pendry, RN;
Janice Pitman, RN, MSN;
Lynn Priddy, RN, BSN;
Dawn Proctor, RN, BSN;
Shaketha Rorie, RN, BSN;
Janice Siler, RN, BSN;
Sloane Silver, RN, BSN;
Abigail Smith, RN;
Kelsey Smith, RN, BSN,
Nancy Smith, RN;
Michele Spaugh, LPN, CGRN;
Donna Stewart, RN;
Dawn Stuart, RN, BSN;
Nekeba Summers, RN, BSN;
Tammy Syndenstricker, RN;
Paige Tesh, RN, BSN;
Jimmy Thompson, RN;
Lourdes Tucay, RN, BSN;
Amber Tucker, RN, BSN;
Cawania Tune, RN;
Jennifer (Lynn) Twito, RN;
Anne Tyner, RN, BSN, MBA;
Beverly Vernon, RN;
Brooke Wall, RN, BSN;
Kathy Wells-Kiser, RN, BSN;
Dackeri White, RN;
Dana Whitted, RN, BSN;
Jennifer Woodberry, RN.

Other awards presented were: the Donna Lynn Eaton Memorial Scholarship to April Acquaviva, a Surry Community College student, and Stefanie Ramsey, a Forsyth Technical Community College student; and the Gwendolyn J. Andrews Nursing Scholarship to Vickie Nylander, a Rockingham Community College student.

The Edna L. Heinzerling Award for Nursing Excellence was awarded to Elizabeth M. Carter, R.N., B.S.N.


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