This year’s James M. Johnston Distinguished Senior Award for Nursing went to Allison DeSarro. This award, established in 1975, recognizes the senior student in the Johnston Nursing Awards Program who is most deserving of recognition for outstanding academic achievement and for leadership contributions in the School of Nursing and the James M. Johnston Awards Program. A monetary prize is given by the James M. Johnston Trustees.
This year’s George Livas Award was presented to Charity Lackey. This award is presented to a senior nursing student selected by faculty in the School of Nursing who best exemplifies scholarship, leadership, and nursing excellence.