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2018 Award Winners Announced!

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Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Recipients 

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2019 Gala: November 8

Sheraton Harrisburg
Hershey Hotel





2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its scholarship recipients for 2018. 

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These recipients will be honored at the 29th Annual Gala on October 26, 2018, to be held at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. 


The 2018 nursing scholarship recipients include:

PhD Degree

Lacey Heisnberg, BSN, RN
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Resides in Fombell, PA

Advanced Degree - Doctoral

Derek Schmack
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Advanced Degree - Masters

Alyssa Petillo
DeSales University
Resides in Breinigsville, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Justine Wang
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Resides in Macungie, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion

Sunny Goodyear, RN, CCRN
Walden University
Resides in Camp Hill, PA


Imani Franklin
Roxborough Memorial School of Nursing
Resides in Philadelphia, PA

Licensed Practical Nursing

Bobbi Seifrit
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center Practical Nursing Program
Resides in Bowmansville, PA 

Associate Degree in Nursing

Beatriz Aguilera
Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
Resides in Temple, PA


These exceptional students have already distinguished themselves by demonstrating deep levels of caring, compassion, community service, and academic achievement. They have earned a place of honor along with 177 past scholarship recipients since 1991. Recruiting and retaining nurses of this caliber will help to ensure the future of excellent health care in Pennsylvania.