Alumni Awards Past Recipients

2023 to 2011

We are proud to present our recent Nursing Alumni Organization award recipients. We have recognized outstanding alumni since 1966. In 1991, we added a “Distinguished Friend of the School” award given to accomplished donors and supporters of MU Sinclair School of Nursing. Browse our 21st century award winners below, or view our full archive (1966-2010) past award recipients.

2023 Alumni Award Recipients
Harriett Copher Haynes, BSN ’63Citation of Merit
Kristine L’Ecuyer, BSN ’87Alumni of the Year
Debra Deeken, BSN ’92, MS(N) ’10, DNP ’19Alumni Achievement Award
Edith Harrington, BSN ’46Humanitarian Nursing Award
David Mehr, MD, MSHonorary Alumni Award
Latha Ramchand, PhDDistinguished Friend of the School
2022 Alumni Award Recipients
Katherine Kelly, PhD ’08Citation of Merit
Eric Slaughter, BSN ’03Alumnus of the Year
Brittany Kwamin, BSN ’17Alumni Achievement Award
Rose Ward, BSN ’69Humanitarian Nursing Award
Tina BloomHonorary Alumni Award
Dick OttoDistinguished Friend of the School
2021 Alumni Award Recipients
Patricia Cowan, BSN ’81Citation of Merit
Julie Stumpf, BSN ’10Alumna of the Year
Christopher Wilson, BSN ‘17Alumni Achievement Award
E. Geneva Perkins, BSN ‘59Humanitarian Nursing Award
Jane ArmerHonorary Alumni Award
Marshall StewartDistinguished Friend of the School
2020 Alumni Award Recipients
Nelda Godfrey, BSN ’77, PhD ’99Citation of Merit
Michele Kennett, BSN ’87, MS(N) ’93Alumna of the Year
Courtney Miller, BSN ’12, MS(N) ’18Alumni Achievement Award
Jeffrey Gage, PhD ’05Humanitarian Nursing Award
Marilyn RantzHonorary Alumni Award
Gregory MS(N) ’80 and Diane LindDistinguished Friend of the School
2019 Alumni Award Recipients
Vicki Conn, MS(N) ’81Citation of Merit
Lesa Wessler McCartney, BSN ’77, MS(N) ’97Alumna of the Year
Jennifer Hulett, BSN ’97, MS(N) ’99, PhD ’15Alumni Achievement Award
Cathy Blumhorst, BSN ’87Humanitarian Nursing Award
Larry GanongHonorary Alumni Award
Richard MadsenHonorary Alumni Award
Barbara Gill MacArthur, BSN ’74Distinguished Friend of the School
2018 Alumni Award Recipients
Cathy Connell Cartwright, BSN ’73Citation of Merit
Jeri L Doty, MS(N) ’81 Alumna of the Year
Anya Klooster, BSN ’14Alumni Achievement Award
Carol Dickson Bear, BSN ’56Humanitarian Nursing Award
Jason FurrerHonorary Alumni Award
The Crim FamilyDistinguished Friend of the School
2017 Alumni Award Recipients
Mei R. Fu, BSN ’97, MS(N) ’00, PhD ’03Citation of Merit
Carolynne “Cay” Casey, BSN ’65Alumna of the Year
Mindy Stites, MS(N) ’12Alumni Achievement Award
Katharyn “Candy” Neuner, BSN ’99Humanitarian Nursing Award
Colleen GalambosHonorary Alumni Award
Sandra Gambaro Shelley, BSN ’74Distinguished Friend of the School
2016 Alumni Award Recipients
Karen Ehlmann BSN ’74Citation of Merit
Sharon Burnett BSN ’89Alumna of the Year
Jo-Ana Chase PhD ’14Alumni Achievement Award
Suzanne McDavid BSN ’71 MS(N) ’97Humanitarian Nursing Award
Roxanne McDanielHonorary Alumni Award
Lanelle BaskettHonorary Alumni Award
2015 Alumni Award Recipients
Wanona Fritz BSN ’68Citation of Merit
Yaowarat Matchim PhD ’10Alumna of the Year
Ausanee Wanchai PhD ’12Alumni Achievement Award
Jan Beckett BSN ’70Humanitarian Nursing Award
Cheryl BauslerHonorary Alumni Award
Priscilla KoeplinDistinguished Friend of the School
2014 Alumni Award Recipients
Karyn Buxman MS(N) ’90Citation of Merit
Lisa Lewis PhD ’02Alumna of the Year
Katy Musterman BSN ’08Alumni Achievement Award
Sandra Scott Shrumm BSN ’63Humanitarian Nursing Award
Anne DeatonHonorary Alumni Award
Ira & Gail HubbellDistinguished Friend of the School
2013 Alumni Award Recipients
Linda Kovachevich Klein BSN ’74Citation of Merit
Mary I. Johnson MS(N) ’87Alumna of the Year
Elizabeth L. Pettitt BSN ’08Alumni Achievement Award
Ursula Adrian Smith BSN ’80Humanitarian Nursing Award
Majorie SkubicHonorary Alumni Award
Richard G. MillerDistinguished Friend of the School
2012 Alumni Award Recipients
Susan Donnell Scott BSN ’88Citation of Merit
Sue Vest Wright BSN ’78Alumna of the Year
Joannie Welsh Ericson BSN ’08Alumni Achievement Award
Marilyn Craigmiles Thomas BSN ’66Humanitarian Nursing Award
Sherry Snell ForseeHonorary Alumni Award
Eileen Meehan DyerDistinguished Friend of the School
2011 Alumni Award Recipients
Karna K. Schofer MS(N) ’79Citation of Merit
Carol Siem MS(N) ’00Alumna of the Year
Eduardo Crespi BSN ’06Alumni Achievement Award
Katie Quinn BSN ’08Humanitarian Nursing Award
Linda BullockHonorary Alumni Award
Verna Adwell RhodesDistinguished Friend of the School