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2017 Prizes and Awards
Awards are given to students for the following categories:
School of Nursing and Midwifery Donor Prizes
The Western Sydney University Awards program acknowledges our most-dedicated and high-achieving students. Through the donations the School has received, we are able to further encourage and inspire these students to continue to strive for excellence. We are grateful for the generous support of our prize donors, who share the School's commitment in recognising our students' excellence in learning.
The Vincent Egan 2/5 Australian General Hospital Association Award in Nursing
This prize is awarded to the highest performing final year student in the Bachelor of Nursing.
- Emma Louise Barnett, Bachelor of Nursing (4691)
Beryl Jones Memorial Award
The Beryl Jones Memorial Award is for a student with the highest mark in the Bachelor of Nursing Honors Program.
- Jacqueline Susan Pangas, Bachelor of Honours (4529)
Evelyn Cullen Nursing Award
This award was established in memory of Evelyn Cullen and is awarded annually to the most outstanding first year student in nursing.
- Sarah Jane Feighan, Bachelor of Nursing (4691)
Hengstberger-Sims Memorial Prize
This award is given to a second year Campbelltown undergraduate student for academic excellence.
- Sumina Basnet, Bachelor of Nursing (4691)
Louie Piper memorial Prize for Midwifery
This prize is awarded to the most outstanding graduating student in the Bachelor of Midwifery degree.
- Anna Crawford, Bachelor of Midwifery (4684)
Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane) Award
This award is given to the most outstanding student in the Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane).
- Allison Maree Gourley
Miriam McLean Prize for Excellence in Clinical Practise Nursing
This prize is awarded to a second year undergraduate nursing student for excellence in clinical practice.
- Kayla Morrisey, Bachelor of Nursing (4691)
Rose and Jack Prize for Clinical Excellence in Nursing
The Rose and Jack Prize for Clinical Excellence is awarded to a second year Nursing student (following Medical/Surgical placement) of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who has demonstrated clinical excellence as well as compassion.
- Melinda Jane Trevitt, Bachelor of Nursing (4691)
SMSA Award in Nursing
This prize is awarded to the most outstanding graduating student in the Bachelor of Nursing degree.
- Renee Elizabeth Callins, Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced) (4693)