Award for Excellence in School Nursing

NYSASN likes to recognize school nurses in New York State who excel in their practice of school nursing. NYSASN representatives from each Zone are encouraged, not required, to present one school nurse from their Zone each year with the Award for Excellence in School Nursing. Award recipients are chosen at the Zone level providing the following criteria have been met:

(1) Currently practicing as a full-time school nurse
(2) Must be a member of NYSASN for the current and preceding two years (three consecutive years)
(3) Completed application form and biography
(4) Nomination by self, colleague or administrator

Download the EISN Nomination Form here.


Congratulations to the 2021 Excellence in School Nursing Award Winners!

Zone 1: Hildi Dzigas, RN •  Wantagh Middle School

Zone 2: Michele Scalamandre, RN • Selden Middle School

Zone 3: Ponzella Johnson, BSN, RN • D5, PS 154

Zone 4: Maria Reino, RN • West Patent Elementary School

Zone 14: Katie Pawlak, BSN, RN • Gowanda High School

EISN Award Winners 2021



Click here for a list of Previous Award Winners