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Nurse and Friend of Nursing of the Year

Each year, Atlantic General Hospital recognizes a nurse of the year as well as a support person of the year to two individuals who live and work the mission and vision of Atlantic General Hospital.

Demiah Nooney

Demiah Nooney, RN
Nurse of the Year 2019

Betsy Esposito

Betsy Esposito
Friend of Nursing 2019

Paula Dize, RN, CCRN

Paula Dize, RN, CCRN
2018 Nurse of the Year

Niki Morris, RN, CNOR

Niki Morris, RN, CNOR
2017 Nurse of the Year

Tracey Wooden

Tracey Wooden, RN
2016 Nurse of the Year

Anne Watson-Waples, RN

Anne Watson-Waples, RN
2015 Nurse of the Year

Melissa Welch, RN

Melissa Welch, RN
2014 Nurse of the Year

Regina Bailey

Regina Bailey
2018 Friend of Nursing

Nick Bartolomeo

Nick Bartolomeo
2017 Friend of Nursing

Diana Boze
2016 Friend of Nursing for 2016

Betty Mitchell

Betty Mitchell
2015 Friend of Nursing 2015


DAISY Award the daisy award logo

The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, presented by the DAISY Foundation, honors the super-human work nurses do for patients and families every day. The award is presented each month. Patients, families, visitors, colleagues, physicians and other staff can nominate an Atlantic General Hospital and Health System nurse for the DAISY Award at any time. Nomination forms are available in every hospital department and health system physician office. Or click here to download the form.

2019 Recipients

DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award Colleen Wareing, MS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Vice President of Patient Care ServicesColleen Wareing, MS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Vice President of Patient Care Services
DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award

Sheri Candeloro

Sheri Candeloro, RN
4th Quarter DAISY Award

Intensive Care Unit
4th Quarter Team DAISY Award
ICU team

Iris HudsonIris Hudson, CMSRN
3rd Quarter DAISY Award

Emergency department teamEmergency Department
2nd Quarter Team DAISY Award

Guy GrossGuy Gross, RN, BSN
1st Quarter DAISY Award


2018 Recipients

2nd Quarter Wendi McDonoughWendi McDonough, BNS, RN, CPAN, CGRN
2nd Quarter DAISY Award

1st Quarter Nettie Widgeon, RN
Nettie Widgeon, RN
1st Quarter DAISY Award


2017 Recipients

2nd Quarter - Kelly Fox, RNKelly Fox, RN
2nd Quarter DAISY Award

1st Quarter - Anne Watson-Waples, RNAnne Watson-Waples, RN
1st Quarter DAISY Award


2016 Recipients

4th Quarter - Mary Wilgus, RN

Mary Wilgus, RN
4th Quarter DAISY Award


3rd Quarter - Patty Tull, RN

Patty Tull, RN
3rd Quarter DAISY Award

2nd Quarter - Mariya Zimenkova, RN

Mariya Zimenkova, RN
2nd Quarter DAISY Award

1st Quarter - Katie Zidanic, RN

Katie Zidanic, RN
1st Quarter DAISY Award


DAISY - 2015

Tracey Wooden, RN, CHPN
Tracey Wooden, RN, CHPN
4th Quarter DAISY Award


DAISY - 2014

Tracey Donalds

Tracey Donalds, RN
1st DAISY Award Recipient