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by October 6th, 2021 at 5:00PM 

2021 Awards Booklet

Advisor of the Year Award

The Advisor of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding faculty advisor who has demonstrated exceptional skills in providing guidance, advice and support to the school’s Nursing Student Association.

Breakthrough to Nursing Award

The purpose of the Breakthrough to Nursing Award is to give recognition to a school chapter that impacts the community and the profession of nursing through a successful BTN project.

Chapter of the Year Award

The District Chapter of the Year awards are presented to the school chapters from each district that have proven the ability to place the wellbeing of their members above all else

Community Health and Service Award

 The purpose of the Community Health and Service Award is to give recognition to a student chapter that finds time to give back to the community.

Financial Excellence
Award

The Financial Excellence Award is given to the school chapter that has demonstrated excellence in increasing revenues, fundraising, and maintaining a balanced budget.

East
West
North
South

Image of
Nursing Award

The purpose of the Image of Nursing Award is to promote a positive image of nursing and demonstrates a significant contribution to the public through community health projects, legislative activism, and health promotion.

Newsletter of
the year Award

This is awarded to recognize and honor the most outstanding newsletter produced by a nursing school. 

Dr. Virginia M. Harmeyer 
Nursing Award

This award is based on academic achievement, student leadership, involvement in community activities related to health care and an active interest in the professional organizations in nursing. 

Website of the Year Award

The Website of the Year Award is to recognize and honor the most outstanding website produced by a nursing school.

Emily McNelly Scholarship

Emily McNelley was responsible for establishing the Student Nurses Association in Georgia (SNAG), now known as the
Georgia Association of Nursing Students (GANS). The Member of the Year award was established in her name. 

Karl Lipinski Male Nursing Award

The Karl Lipinski Diamond Scholarship is awarded to a male member of the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.

Political Involvement Award

This award is designed for a chapter that has shown involvement in helping the profession of nursing through their legislative directors or committees.

Mary Long BTN Scholarship

The award promotes diversity in the profession of nursing. This individual should demonstrate leadership and participation in activities highlighting cultural understanding and mentoring relationships.