Awards & Scholarship Info 2021

Educator of the Year

The NCADN Council first began to recognize Excellence in Teaching in 1988 by creating the Educator of the Year Award. In addition to the recognition and the plaque awarded to the Educator of the Year, the late Dick Summerfield and wife Charlotte of ‘The PIN People Co.’ give a monetary gift. The educator of the year is invited to present a breakout session at the next year’s conference but is not required to do so.

2019 Educator of the Year is  Sarah d’Empaire from Edgecombe Community College.

Benita Beard presented the 2019 Educator of the Year award to Sarah d’Empaire from Edgecombe Community College.

The Judith Mann Nursing Scholarship

Information:

The Judith Mann Nursing Scholarship was created by the North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council to honor Judith Mann’s commitment to nursing education in North Carolina. Ms. Mann is a registered nurse who served as the Director of Program Services for the North Carolina Community College System. In this capacity, she demonstrated her commitment to associate degree nursing education. To honor Ms. Mann’s exemplary service, this nursing scholarship in the amount of $500 is available to a North Carolina associate degree nursing student who meets the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the Judith Mann Nursing Scholarship, the student must meet the following requirements.

  1. Be a resident of North Carolina and be a legal citizen of the United States.
  2. Be a full-time nursing student in a North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing program. (*Full-time as defined by community college where student in enrolled.)
  3. Have completed 2 semesters in a North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing program.
  4. Have earned a grade point average of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher in college work.
  5. Demonstrate professional promise through skills and attitude.
  6. Demonstrate nursing advocacy through campus and/or community involvement.
  7. Submit a complete application by the published deadline.

Robert Scott Award – FACULTY

In October, 1994, the NCADN Council voted to make the ‘Robert W. Scott Award’ an annual presentation. This award is made to an ADN educator who is pursing graduate work. This may be awarded to an individual one time only. This award is for $500.

Criteria

  • Applicants for the award must meet the following criteria:
  • Recipient must be a North Carolina resident.
  • Recipient must be enrolled in a graduate program or currently hold a graduate degree and be seeking a nursing education related certification.
  • Recipient must have been employed in Associate Degree Nursing education for at least two academic years.
  • Recipient must have been a member, in good standing, of the ADN Council for at least one year.

Preference For Selection Will Be Given As Follows

  1.  Full-time ADN educator seeking a graduate degree in nursing.
  2. Full-time ADN educator seeking masters in another discipline related to nursing education.
  3. Part-time ADN educator seeking a graduate degree in nursing.
  4. Part-time ADN educator seeking masters in another discipline related to nursing education.
  5. Full-time ADN educator seeking a certification that will enhance ADN education.
  6. Part-time ADN educator seeking a certification that will enhance ADN education.