San Diego/Imperial is honored to offer two scholarships
The Judy Beck scholarship, created from donations to California School Nurses Organization - San Diego Imperial Section, awards a San Diego Imperial County school nurse who's furthering his/her education in areas pertinent to the practice of school health services. This scholarship honors the plentiful professional accomplishments, which distinguished Judy Beck’s career as a school nurse and administrator. Judy Beck served San Diego Unified School District from 1958 as a staff nurse and as Nursing Manager from 1977 until her retirement in 1996. The award is $200. Applicants must be an active member of CSNO for at least one year. To apply, please download application and submit by April 15:
Judy Beck Scholarship recipient Paola Garcia (r) with Jennifer Alfonso, San Diego/Imperial Awards Chair.
Below: President's Above and Beyond Award recipient Linda Vergara, with San Diego/Imperial President Elect, Maggie West.
The Joanne Gill Scholarship was established in her honor by her husband, Judge David Gill. Joanne was passionate on the value and importance of ongoing learning. This scholarship encourages school nurses to further their education within school nursing.
San Diego/Imperial 2017 Scholarship & Award Recipients
We're honored to announce three San Diego/Imperial scholarship recipients, and two Science Fair student awardees. In addition, we recognize members who are retiring. Congratulations to our awardees, we're very proud of you! Best wishes to our retirees!
Judy Beck Scholarship recipient:
Paola Garcia from Sweetwater School District.
Joanne Gill Scholarship recipients:
Martha Bajet and Sharyn Rivo, both from San Diego Unified School District.
SDI Science Fair Recipients:
Maggie Chen, for her project " Synthesis of a Biomimetic Artificial Kidney: Using Cell Membrane Coated
Nanotherapeutics and 3D-Printing".
Kayla Brewer, for her project " Turn it Down! Measuring Decibel Tolerances in Children".
(from l to r) CSNO members in attendance retiring: Donna Magden, Eileen Griffiths, Terri Christoff, Luisa Monson, Maggie Stern, Ruth Hawkins, and Cay Casey.