School Nurse / School Nurse Administrator of the Year


Iowa School Nurse of the Year and School Nurse Administrator Excellence Award

2018 school nurse proclamation. Left to right, Carol Harris, Melissa Walker, Governor Reynolds, Sandy Byard, Teri Schloss.
Left to right (Carol Harris, Melissa Walker, Governor Reynolds, Sandy Byard, Teri Schloss)

2018 school nurse proclamation.

Left to right,
Carol Harris Leingang, School Nurse of the Year,
Melissa Walker, Iowa Department of Education School Nurse Consultant and NASSNC School Nurse Consultant of the Year,
Governor Reynolds,
Sandy Byard, School Nurse Administrator of the Year,
Teri Schloss, ISNO President

Each year a school nurse of the year and school nurse administrator of the year is chosen.  The purpose of this award is to recognize the contribution of the school nurses and administrators who demonstrate excellence in school nursing practice.

School Nurse of the YearSchool Nurse Administrator of the Year
1993-94 Pearl Scherrman2007-08 Rhoda Shepherd
1997-98 Barb Allen2009-10 Jean Phillips
1999-00 Gretchen Stangeland2010-11 Susie Poulton
2006-07 Sally Immerfall2017-18 Sandy Byard
2007-08 Nancy Alderdyce
2009-10 Connie Barry
2010-11 Laura Wheeler
2011-12 Gloria Dielschneider
2012-13 Barb Randolph
2013-14 Twyla Kleen
2014-15 Melanie Hicklin
2015-16 Teri Schloss
2016-17 Julie Light
2017-18 Carol Harris Leingang