Award for Student Excellence

The award is presented to one practical nursing student from each Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology who best demonstrates the following criteria as determined by the college practical nursing faculty:

  • Strong leadership ability
  • Self directed learning
  • Excellence in theory and clinical nursing practice
  • Professional and personal growth
  • An understanding of supporting their professional association

The Award for Student Excellence consists of an engraved plaque and a one-year membership in RPNAO.

Award for Student Excellence Recipients

The 2015 Award for Student Excellence recipients are:

Patricia Dawn Fitzgerald, Fanshawe College

Brianne Dumoulin, Fanshawe College

Zina Issach, Northern College

Kerri Ross, Norther College

Lydia Ironside, Algonquin College

Iurii Iakovenko, Conestoga College

Cynthia Crites, St. Lawrence College

Wai Ming Megan Lee, St. Lawrence College

Rose David, Boreal College

Jessica Candow, St. Lawrence College

Marissa Dean, Northern College

Shelley Robertson, Algonquin College

Chelsea Hill, Algonquin College

Trisha Bryan, Sin Sandford Fleming College

Ashlee Green, Niagara College

Kimberly Scheibenpflug, Loyalist College

Ben Taylor, Niagara College

Congratulations to the winners of the RPNAO Award for Student Excellence!




Jaswinder Singh, Connestoga College


Shannon Hannah, Loyalist College



Josie Anne Thibeault, Niagara College



Corina Deighton, Sir Sanford Fleming College



Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 RPNAO Award for Student Excellence!