School Nurse of the Year

School Nurse of the Year 2016-17
Linda Kimel, RN, MS, PEL-CSN

  • 22 years in school nursing
  • 21 years serving 1200 pre-K-5th, special ed students
  • Active in IASN, past President, mentorship, current President of IASN Foundation, Chair of Inquiry & Innovations
  • Presenter locally and nationally o school nurse topics
  • Author and co-author for research articles and Selekman textbook
  • Coordinates nurse PLCs, preceptor, co-developed of ISBE online Special Ed. for RN’s program
  • Certified in JUMPStartTriage, instructor – CPR, First Aid, eye safety program, seizure management

Submission Information

  • The deadline for submission is June 1.
  • Download nominating forms and guidelines – SNY-Nom-formRv16
  • Forms may also be obtained from Cameron Traut, NASN Director, camtraut@comcast.net 

SCHOOL NURSES OF THE YEAR

Year   Recipient
Division
2016
   Linda Kimel  Northwest
2015
   Mary Girardi  Northeast
2014
  Nila Hawkins South Central
2013
  Christine Gilbertsen DuPage Valley
2012
  Mary Anne Wesoloski Northeast
2011
  Sheila Grogan DuPage Valley
2010   Barb Manzillo Lake Shore
2009
  June Oney Marquette/Kaskaskia
2008   Donna Rehm Lake Shore
2007
  Laura Lynn Rochkes Midstate
2006
  Ginger Barnes Marquette-Kaskaskia
2005
  Maralyn Kolze Lake Shore
2004
  Mary Kubik DuPage Valley
2003
  Linda Gibbons Lake Shore
2002
  Dorothy Marks Lake Shore
2001
  Linda Pietens Northeast
2000   Victoria Jackson Lake Shore
1999
  Betty Stone Marquette-Kaskaskia
1998
  Ann McCarrell Blackhawk
1997
  Ellen Wolff DuPage Valley
1996
  Julie Johnson DuPage Valley
1995
  Joanne Swanson Lake Shore
1994
  Anne Faist Marquette-Kaskaskia
1993
  Janice Stewart DuPage Valley
1992
  Mary Ellen Madden Lake Shore
1991
  Isabelle Barry Rice Northlakes
1990
  Rosalie Sherman (deceased) Lake Shore
1989
  Marian Myers DuPage Valley
1988
  Mary Hughes Marquette-Kaskaskia
1987
  Ruth Adams Southern
1986
  Margaret Winters (deceased) Marquette-Kaskaskia
1985
  Louise Stevens Midstate
1984
  Donna Nordvig Northwest
1983
  Edna Mae Riggs (deceased) Midstate