School of Nursing holds awards chapel /> Dawnita Arthur
Nursing students Julie Salsberry (left) and Sarah Skau, recipients of the Swatek Scholarship, pose for a picture with William Swatek, MD.
More than 100 awards were presented to School of Nursing students during the School of Nursing awards celebration held May 17 in the University Church chapel. The awards were presented by Jeff Leeper, CPA, assistant dean of finance, School of Nursing, and Dynnette E. Hart, DrPH, RN, associate dean of the undergraduate program, School of Nursing.
The following awards were presented:Alumni Association Merit Scholarships ($1,000)
This scholarship is to recognize alumni and students for outstanding achievement. A few of the areas include mentoring, leadership, high professional standards, critical thinking, culturally sensitive care giving, 3.7 GPA, creative work, and commitment to the nursing profession.
Sandra PeekeAngel of Care Award ($1,000)
Established in memory of Carrie Anderson by the Anderson family, the Angel of Care Award is given to a junior student who is recognized by faculty and students for his/her concern, care, and compassion to patients and their families.
Elizabeth DeatrickBeaver Medical ($750)
The Beaver Medical Clinic foundation presents a scholarship to one registered nurse candidate attending Loma Linda University School of Nursing.
Jacqueline MamoulelisCatherine Christiansen Scholarship ($2,000)
The Catherine Christiansen Scholarship, established by an alumna and her husband in memory of his mother, is presented annually to outstanding international students or students planning to go into mission service.
Cassandra OlsenCharlie Jo Morgan Scholarship ($2,000)
Myrriam AnilusClass of 1949 Scholarship ($1,500)
Marieneth LoganClass of 1966 Scholarship ($2,000)
This scholarship was set up by the Class of 1966 to nurture the role of mentoring and teaching among nursing students. It is hoped that this scholarship will stimulate students to consider a future in nursing education.
Christine DuongDean’s Scholarship ($2,500/$3,000)
Valerie WhiteEmori Scholarship ($3,000)
This scholarship was established by the Emori family from monies received from the United States government in reparation for time the family spent in an internment camp during World War II. It was established in gratitude for the opportunities that the members of the family have enjoyed in the United States, as well as for the excellent education that they received at Loma Linda University.
Recipients of the Dean’s Scholarship pose for a picture. From left are Valerie White, Tammy Coffey-Mackie, Allyson Wesche, Irina Turlea, Vikki Cantun-Gonzalez, and Kimberly Buck.
Recipients of the Emori Scholarship pose for a picture with Helen Emori King, PhD, RN, dean emeritus of the School of Nursing. Pictured, from left, are Laura Haynes, Ciarra Owen, Katrina Collins, Crystal Gowing, Dawnita Arthur, Jessica Ferguson, and Dr. King.