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What Is The DAISY Award?

The Daisy Award is a nationwide program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. SBL is proud to be a DAISY Award Hospital Partner, recognizing one of our nurses with this special honor every month.

To find out more about the program, including the growing list of Hospital Partners, please go to

What Will The DAISY Award Winner Received?

Each DAISY Award Honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in her/his unit and will receive: a beautiful  certification, a DAISY Award pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer's Touch. Additionally, every  one in the unit will celebrate with Cinnabon® cinnamon rolls-a favorite of Patrick's during his illness. The Barnes Family asks that whenever and wherever nurses smell that wonderful cinnamon aroma, they stop for a moment and think about how special they are.

A BRAVO nomination will also be completed for all nurses who receive a nomination and/or be selected for a DAISY Award.

How to Nominate An Extraordinary Nurse

Patients, visitors, nurses, physicians, employees may nominate a deserving nurse by filling out the nomination form and submitting to the DAISY Nursing Committee, or submit an online form by the 15th of each month. You can submit your nomination by sending to or mail to Jamie Easton , DAISY Coordinator, SBL.

Nominate a special nurse.

November 2018 Honoree

Amanda Waddell, RN

October 2018 Honoree

Danielle Morr, RN

September 2018 Honoree

Megan Steffen, RN

August 2018 Honoree

Cynthia Titus, RN

July 2018 Honoree

Cynthia Edwards, RN

June 2018 Honoree

Becky Sharp, RN

May 2018 Honoree

Sarah Philpott, RN

April 2018 Honoree

Elizabeth Davis, RN

March 2018 Honoree

Alexis Tucker, RN

February 2018 Honoree

Michele Robison, RN

January 2018 Honoree

Lexi Walk, RN

December 2017 Honoree

Kaitlin Denson, RN

November 2017 Honoree

Andrew McDevitt, RN

October 2017 Honoree

Monica Callaway, RN

September 2017 Honoree

Beth Garrett, RN

August 2017 Honoree

Cassie Burnett, RN

July 2017 Honoree

Christine Booker, RN

June 2017 Honoree

Debra Felter, RN

May 2017 Honoree

Francis Miller, RN

April 2017 Honoree

Alexandra Barlas, RN

March 2017 Honoree

Heather Kirkeng, RN

February 2017 Honoree

Michelle Homann-Kersey, RN

January 2017 Honoree

Sheila Debault-Brown, RN

December 2016 Honoree

Sharon Reinhart, LPN

November 2016 Honoree

Heather Johnson, LPN

October 2016 Honoree

Emily Harris, RN

September 2016 Honoree

Jason Mathews, RN

August 2016 Honoree

Diana Oakley, APN, FNP-BC

July 2016 Honorees

Carol Shook, RN
Leigh Cheney, RN
Patty Croy, RN