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Alumni Nurse of Distinction

2014 Alumni Nurse of Distinction Award

The award is proudly presented by the Jamestown Community College Alumni Association to accomplished alumni of the JCC Nursing Program. The award honors those who have typified the college’s tradition of excellence and brought credit to the college by personally exemplifying the qualities of an ideal nurse and professionally exhibiting a deep commitment to excellence in patient care. 

On April 29, 2014, we proudly honored 12 recipients of the Alumni Nurse of Distinction Award. This year's recipients were:

  • Susan Ball, RN - Class of 1981 - Lutheran Home & Rehabilitation Center
  • Alicia Feinen, RN - Class of 1990 - Brooks Memorial Hospital
  • Laura Josephson, RN, BSN - Class of 1980 - WCA Hospital
  • Margaret Kelwaski, RN - Class of 1972 - Chautauqua Lake Central School
  • Beth McCullough, RN - Class of 2006 - Warren General Hospital
  • Karen McGovern-Graham, RN, BSN - Class of 2007 - Olean General Hospital
  • Heather Mendell, RN, BSN - Class of 2010 - Heritage Park Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing
  • Francesca Parry, RN - Class of 2011 - Olean General Hospital
  • Valerie VanTassel, RN - Class of 2008 - Bradford Regional Medical Center
  • Deirdre Welling, RN - Class of 2007 - Warren General Hospital
  • Cheryl Wier, RN - Class of 2006 - Bradford Regional Medical Center
  • Jackie Zentz, RN - Class of 2006 - Hospice Chautauqua County

 

To see a photo of honorees, please click the award year: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
* 2014 photo coming soon

 

Recipients of the Alumni Nurse of Distinction Award:

2014
Susan Ball, '81
Alicia Feinen, '90
Laura Josephson, '80 
Margaret Kelwaski, '72
Beth McCullough, '06
Karen McGovern-Graham, '07
Heather Mendell, '10
Francesca Parry, '11
Valerie VanTassel, '08
Deirdre Welling, '07
Cheryl Wier, '06
Jackie Zentz, '06
 
2012
Ann Burke, '04
Julianne Creed, '03
Mary Degnan, '01
Michele Deuble, '02
Valerie Dunshie, '98
Laurie Fenton, '06
Roger Johnson, '11
Karen Larsen, '03
Anita Moore, '97
Karen Myschisin, '04
Adrianne Rounds, '81
Ann Whippo, '10
Michelle Whitman, '11
 
2011
Terry Anderson, '97
Brenda Baer, '06
Linda Chase, '89
Lisa Eckstrom, '80
Marcus Edwards, '80
Lisa Karalus, '94
Dawn Keefer, '93
John Nuzzo, '80
Cherie Ohls, '98
Denise Schmelzinger, '79
79 Angela Stone, '98
Danielle Tatlow, '06
Kathy Taydus, '84
Lon Wallschlaeger, '83
Sharon Walters, '04
Kelly Wittenbrook, '06
 
2010

Lori Button, '83
Kathy Dillenburg, '06
Debbie Flasher, '99
Valerie Furman, '94
Phil Lawrie, '06
Deborah Parker, '77
Constance Renzi, '89
Rebecca Sharp-McMillen, '05
Kathleen Perkins, '91
Kelly Whitver, '95

 
2009

Heather Burrell, '96
Andrea Carlson, '98
Jill Delaney, '89
Jacquie Glendinning, '91
Caprece McDunn, '80
Lori Meacham, '00
Melissa Milks, '87
Mary Porter, '93
Judith Scott, '84
Shane Stanley, '04
Therese Tilling, '88
Tod Warner, '94
Robert Westfall, '96

 
2008
Charity Carris, '02
Jayme Covert, '91
Peggy Elofson, '74
Kari Jennings, '04
Joseph Jurczak, '97
Julie Kenyon, '04
Jennifer Middaugh, '03
Laura Moss, '86
Paula Platko, '92
Rene Prechtl, '84
Teresa Sanders, '95
Peter Schillinger, '75
Barbara VanRensselaer, '01
Maurine Winne, '04
 
2007
Wendy Beckerink, '97
Trudy Bloomquist, '95
Lori Crosby, '83
David Eaker, '78
Denise Fish, '84
Catherine Gugino, '98
Tricia Johnson, '96
Daniel Keefe, '74
Barbara Matson, '95
Lucy McCarthy, '96
Jessica McGuigan, '01
Kimberly Seabolt, '06
 
2006

Cherie Anderson, '95
Jeffrey Chase, '96
Vivian Cressley, '83
Pamela Faso, '72
Michelle Johnson-Anderson, '81
Walter Keim, '99
Margaret Kelwaski, '72
Sharon O'Neill, '79
Cpt. Sherry Kay Ribbing, '95
Joanne Sorenson, '83
Carla Stringer, '74

 
 
2005
Carol Anderson, '75
Lynn Banes, '91
Barbara A. Blair, '75
Kaycee A. Crow, '80
Debbie Knier, 89
Diane Leone, 77
Cindy Scanlon, '97
Tracey Sleeman, '82
Connie J. Tonger, '81
Janet Vanstrom, '82
Lawrence J. Wilcox, 95
 
2003

Sandra Gilebarto, '94
Renee Benz Hansen, '96
Teresa Harding, '96
Elaine Hoglin, '76
Maria Hollamby, '89
Sylvia Issler, '75
David Linder, '98
Darlene Mackey, '79
Virginia McGraw, '79
Mary Sue Pawlak, '73
Maureen Schmidt, '95
Georgianna Timmerman, '93
James Tomasone, '89
Patricia Vleminckx, '74
Colleen Wilson, '01

 
2002

Carol Bell, '79
Deborah Bergey, '76
Ruth Booth, '88
Owen Carr, '83
Mary Degnan, '91
Cynthia Diamond, '67
Susan Erick, '78
Rebekah Malone, '84
Mary Mascaro, '84
Pamela Nordin, '81
Katherine Snow, '92
Debbie Tamilin, '72
Linda Walters, '84
Karen Zobel, '89