School Nurse and School Nurse Administrator of the Year

Who will submit the first application?


FASN publicly recognizes the contribution of Florida School Nurses by honoring one School Nurse and School Nurse Administrator who demonstrates excellence in School Nursing and leadership in School Health. The nomination is to honor an individual who exemplifies the best in school nursing practice through clinical expertise, research and education, mentoring, advocacy, standards of practice, and/or leadership.  Please consider your School Nurse colleagues carefully and nominate a professional School Nurse who incorporates the Framework of the 21st Century School Nursing Practice ( to deliver outstanding student-centered nursing care within the context of the students’ family and school community.

Past Recipients

Mary DavisMary Davis - 2019

Margaret PolkMargaret Polk - 2017

Penny Kehoe
Penny Kehoe - 2016

Kathy BrowningKathy J. Browning - 2015

Frances Oppedisano
Frances Oppedisano - 2013

Corinne Nelson
Corinne Nelson - 2011

Connie Blackwell - 2009

Shelley Bumm - 2008

Eileen McGatlin - 2007

Colleen Morgan - 2006

Penny Furphy -2005

Leslie Adams -2004

Marilyn Wissing -2000

Patty DiBiase - 1998