Dr. Bonny Kehm from School of Nursing Is A Finalist for March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Award In Education

Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Kehm, Faculty Program Director in School of Nursing. She is one of 11 finalists for the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Award in Education.

According to the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year events recognize and honor distinguished nurses for their outstanding contributions. Hundreds of applications in categories ranging from Advanced Practice to Surgical Services are reviewed and scored by high-ranking nurse leaders. Through this competitive process, finalist within each category are then determined. The March of Dimes is proud to announce and honor the 2017 Nurse of the Year finalists.

Amy Reed — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Angela Andrews — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA, CCRN — Washington University Saint L
Bonny Kehm – Excelsior College
Christopher D Boyer — Mercy Hospital – St. Louis
Emily Gunn — St. Louis University School of Nursing
Geralyn Frandsen — Maryville University
Joanne Kern — Maryville University
Kathy Williams – St. Anthony’s Hospital
Mykale Elbe — Maryville University
Stephanie Torrence — Barnes-Jewish Hospital

The nominating committee looked at:

  • How you’ve made an impact on the lives of your patients, colleagues, or students.
  • How you demonstrate serving diverse and underserved populations.
  • How you demonstrate leadership in order to impact positive change in the profession.

At the award banquet on November 18, 2017, they will announce the Nurse of Year from each specific category.

Good Luck Bonny!