The Professional Nurses Association of WNY confers the following awards at our annual awards banquet each June:
Nomination Information: 2020 Ruth T. McGrorey Award Nomination Criteria.pdf
The Ruth T. McGrorey Award is the Professional Nurses Association of WNY’s most prestigious award and honors an active, contributing member of our Association who is innovative in his/her area of nursing practice, has published or presented professional programs, has made a general impact on nursing practice, research or education and as a representative of nursing is active in relating to a variety of professional and community groups.
The 2019 Ruth T, McGrorey Award was presented to Linda McCausland, RN, Ed.D.
2019 AWARDS BANQUET
Robin Brown, BSN, RN
2019 WNY Nurse of Distinction
Diane Bartella, MSN, BSN, RN
2019 WNY Nurse of Distinction in Education
OUTSTANDING STAFF NURSE AWARD
Nomination Information: 2020 Outstanding Staff Nurse Nomination Criteria.pdf
Outstanding Staff Nurse Award - - this award is cosponsored by the West Herr Automotive Group - the recipients receive a plaque and $500. This is the 2nd year that The West Herr Automotive Group has co-sponsored our Outstanding Staff Nurse Award.
This award is given to a current member of the PNAWNY who has a minimum of 3 years experience as a staff nurse and provides exceptional direct patient care within nursing standards. This nurse also acts as a role model for their peers, excels at family and inter-professional collaboration, and demonstrates and ongoing interest in professional growth and development.
Roxanne Geltz, RN
2019 WNY Outstanding Staff Nurse
NURSING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Nomination Information: 2020 Nursing Scholarship Award Criteria.pdf
Recipients receive a monetary award and one year complementary Associate Membership. Recipients are students currently matriculated in an accredited school of nursing within the geographic boundaries of the Professional Nurses Association of WNY. Applicants must demonstrate scholastic and clinical ability as verified by a copy of transcripts and letters of recommendation from two members of the nursing facility.