The UTMB Student Nurses Association officers raised $1,000 for nursing student scholarships during their annual gala. This year's event, the Nightingale Masquerade Ball, was held at the Tremont House and coincided with Mardis Gras.
The SNA would like to thank faculty advisors, Valerie Andrews and Betty Douzar, for assisting them in making the event a success. A special recognition was given to Dr. Pamela Watson, dean of the School of Nursing, for her support during the ball.
SNA recognized the outgoing board members and the incoming board for 2012-2013 during the event:
2011-2012 Board members:
President- Agnes Nguyen
Secretary- Raisa Galbizo
Treasurer- Jocelyn Morales
Community Service- Jennifer Fagan
Public Relations- Jennifer Honek
Fundraising- Paige Knouse
Bylaws- Barrett Horton
Historian- Sarah Nagy
2012-2013 Board members:
President: Gopika Ganesh
Secretary: Elizabeth Resnick
Public Relations: Jason Iselt
Fundraising: Anam Virani
Community Service: Amayrani Romero
Historian: Sarah Collins
Treasurer: Lindsey Hill
Bylaws: Laura Contreras
Scholarship awards
Senior Scholarship award: Jill Sarro
Junior Scholarship award: Megan McCue and Laura Contreras
Senior Silly awards
Most likely to succeed: Jill Sarro
Biggest Flirt: Joseph Chmielewski
Cutest Couple: Samantha and Woody
Miss Congeniality: Shea Peluso
Mr. Congeniality: Jonathan Sosa
Hardest Worker: Jennifer Miller
Most Photogenic: Jayde Malone and Ashley Jackson
Class Clown: Joseph Oculam
Best Smile: Ron Adduru
Inspiring Faculty: Boyd
UTMB Student Nurses Association is a student-run organization for the advancement and support of nursing students. Their mission is to help foster professionalism and academic integrity in order to mature students into strong ethical advocates of the nursing profession and for those under their care.