2024 DFW GREAT 100 Nurses Awards

May 3, 2024

Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is proud to have twenty-six nurses recognized over the years as DFW Great 100 Nurses. For 2024, we congratulate nurse leaders, Dr. Laura Zebreski and Dr. Halli Carr.

The prestigious event was held on May 03, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. As stated by the DFW Great 100 Nurses, more than 50,000 nurses practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and it helps raise the awareness of the contributions of nurses to patient care, research, leadership, education and community service. These highly revered nurses are not only at the bedside, but in the boardroom, schoolroom, and throughout the community. They are honored for having demonstrated superior contributions to the art and science of nursing and having upheld the high standards of the nursing profession.

This award has become recognized throughout the nursing community as an esteemed honor and prestigious accomplishment.  LHSON faculty who have previously been recognized for their significant contributions to nursing as a role model, leader, community servant, and compassionate caregiver include: 
(2022) Drs. Jane Price and Jessica Peck
(2020) Dr. Deborah Petty
(2019) Barbara D. Commune
(2018) Drs. Elizabeth Perry Caldwell, Renee Flippo, Kathryn Osteen & Rebecca Meraz
(2017) Drs. Robin Caldwell, Shelby Garner, Lyn Prater and Lori Spies
(2016) Drs. Shelley Conroy, Claudia Beal, Margaret Galvez and Melissa Neathery
(2013) Rebecca Deisler Puchkors
(2012) Barbara Devitt, Dr. Cheryl Tucker and Cathrine Rosser
(2011) Beckie Phillips
(2008) Dr. Renee Jones
(2004) Dr. Linda Plank and Rebecca W. Althaus
(1995) Dr. Mary Ann Faucher
(1993) Nan Ketcham

The Great 100 Nurses originated from an idea by P.K. Scheerle, a registered nurse, entrepreneur and founder of a similar event in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, Dr. Beth Mancini, PhD, RN, Sarah Moody, MS, RN, NEA-BC, Lucy Norris, MS, RN, CENP and Judy Denison, MS, RN, NEA-BC established the DFW Great 100 Nurses. For more information please visit http://www.dfwgreat100nurses.com/