The NJLN 2019 Nurse Recognition and Scholarship Awards was held on November 1, 2019

Sheri Cleaves

Sheri Cleaves, RN, CS, MSN, CCRN, CRNI, Administrative Director of Profession Development at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus is pictured with nursing school colleague, Carol Kirkham, RN, FNE-CSA, CAPA. Sheri and Carol formed the Nurses Honor Guard, which pays tribute to nurses at the time of their death by performing the Nightingale Tribute at the funeral or memorial service.

Mary KochMary Koch, MSN, RN-BC, CNOR, Director of Nursing Education at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, was presented with the President’s Award, NLN Constituent League Excellence in Leadership award. Mary is the coordinator for the RWJ Barnabas Health Operating Room RN Program.