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Annual faculty and scholarship award winners

Below is the list of College of Nursing and Health Sciences' awards and scholarships and their recipients.

Awards

CeCelia Zorn Exemplary Teaching
(established 2020)

Awardees:
2021 - Pam Guthman
2020 - Jeanette Olsen

Ihle Family Award for Caring
(established 1988)

Awardees:
2021 - Linda Young
2020 - Debra Hofmann
2019 – Meg Lagunas and Charlotte Sortedahl
2018 – Robin Beeman
2017 – Diane Marcyjanik
2016 – Der-Fa Lu
2015 – Amy Dwyer
2014 – Bonnie Solem and Jeanne Weggel
2013 – Mary Gigstad and Tara Kennedy
2012 – Debra Jansen and Evalee Kunkel
2011 – Susan Peck and Rita Sperstad
2010 – Cheryl Lapp
2009 – Marcia Bollinger and Robert Lieske
2008 – Susan Moch
2007 – Rita Sperstad and Marshfield Faculty
2006 – Patricia Boyles and Winnie Morse
2005 – Linda Duffy
2004 – Cathy Cooper and Jeanne Weggel
2003 – Debra Jansen
2002 – Rita Kisting Sparks
2001 – Patricia Garber
2000 – Lorraine Smith
1999 – Cathie Chittendon and Karen Witt
1998 – Susan Strom
1997 – Karen Danielson
1996 – Karen Geissler, Thomas Thelan and Pamela Wold
1995 – Sr. Joel Jacobi
1994 – Susan Diemart Moch
1993 – Karen Solheim
1992 – Patricia Nelson-Komro
1991 – Kathern Axelsen
1990 – Barbara Ann Barrickman
1988 – Theresa Kunkel Williams

Patricia M. Ostmoe Award for Faculty and Academic Staff Excellence in Clinical Instruction
(established 1991)

Awardees:
2021 - Ms. Jane Hauger and Ms. Vickkie Zietlow
2020 - Meg Lagunas and Dr. Gunnar Larson
2019 – Mohammad Alasagheirin, Heather Iverson, and Amanda Seeley
2018 – Lisa Schiller and Suzanne Voros
2017 – Arin VanWormer
2016 – Linda Sargent
2015 – Debra Hofmann
2014 – Jill Hecker-Fernandes and Heather Iverson
2013 – Diane Marcyjanick
2012 – Gunnar Larson
2011 – Melissa Boellaard
2010 – Lois Waltonen
2009 – Cheryl Brandt
2008 – Evalee Kunkel
2007 – Gail Hanson Brenner
2006 – Cathy Berry
2005 – Rosemary Jadack
2004 – Joan Stehle Werner
2003 – Nola Schmitt
2002 – Patricia Garber
2001 – Sandra Kottke
2000 – Karen Danielson
1999 – Linda Duffy
1998 – Sheila Smith
1997 – Rita Sperstad
1996 – Cheryl Brandt
1995 – Catherine Nosek
1994 – Cecelia Zorn
1993 – Kathryn Anderson
1992 – Nancy Danou
1991 – Susan Peck

Rita Kisting Sparks Faculty Service Award
(established 2003)

Awardees:
2021 - Dalete Mota
2020 - Debra Jansen
2019 – Diane Marcyjanik and Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher
2018 – Pamela Guthman
2017 – Gunnar Larson
2016 – Rorey Pritchard
2015 – Norah Airth Kindree
2014 – Catherine Berry
2013 – Cheryl Brandt
2012 – Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher
2011 – Charlotte Sortedahl
2010 – Gail Hanson Brenner
2009 – Rosemary Jadack
2008 – Sue Peck
2007 – Lois Taft
2006 – Jayne Bielecki
2005 – Cathy Cooper
2004 – Michaelene Mirr Jansen
2003 – Karen Maddox

Sue Peck Holism and Integrative Services Award
(established 2013)

Awardees:
2021 - Lorraine Smith
2020 –  (no award)
2019 – Cheryl Lapp
2018 – Norah Airth-Kindree
2017 – no award
2016 – Ann Recine
2015 – Der-Fa Lu
2014 – Donna Shellenberger
2013 – Debra Hofmann

Suzanne Van Ort Award for Faculty Creativity and Scholarliness
(established 1985)

Awardees
2021 - Ann Aschenbrenner
2020 - Amanda Seeley and Sarah Conlin
2019 – Jeanette Olsen and Rachel Merkel
2018 – Der-Fa Lu
2017 - Charlotte Sortedahl
2016 – Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher
2015 – Cheryl Lapp
2014 – Norah Airth-Kindree
2013 – Susan Diemert Moch
2012 – Mary Canales
2011 – Rachel Merkel
2010 – CeCelia Zorn
2009 – Nita Johnson
2008 – Joan Stehle Werner
2007 – Lois Taft
2006 – Sheila Smith
2005 – Cheryl Brandt
2004 – Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher
2003 – Lois Taft
2002 – M. Cecilia Wendler
2001 – Rosemary Jadack
2000 – Karen Solheim
1999 – Debra Jansen
1998 – Susan Diemert Moch
1997 – Karen Maddox
1996 – Audrey Bryan
1995 – Kathryn Anderson
1994 – Kathleen Valentine
1993 – Marjorie Oleson
1992 – Cecelia Zorn
1991 – Susan Diemert Moch
1990 – Marjorie Bottoms
1989 – Michaelene Mirr
1988 – Rita Kisting Sparks
1987 – Joan Stehle-Werner
1986 – Gay Lindquist
1985 – Sandra Sweeney

Scholarships

Mary and Fred Bliss Nursing Faculty Professional Development Award
(established 2014)

Awardees:
2021 - Lorraine Smith
2020 - Ann Aschenbrenner
2019 – Jeanette Olsen
2018 – Amanda Seeley
2017 – Mohammad Alasagheirin
2016 – Debra Hofmann
2015 – Rachel Haupt-Harrington
2014 – Charlotte Sortedahl

Colleen and Tom Nevins College of Nursing Faculty Development and Scholarship Award
(established 2020)

Awardees:
2021 - Catherine Wildenberg
2020 - Lorraine Smith

Diana Hancock Nursing Instructional Academic Staff Doctoral Studies Scholarship
(This was a one-time award.)

Awardees:
2020 – Catherine Wildenberg