“With more than 100 highly talented registered nurse nominees, our Planning Board members had very difficult selection decisions, as all our nominees represent various aspects of the qualities and talents of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing,” said Marcia Hern, dean and professor, UofL School of Nursing.

The awards will be handed out Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave. 

UofL School of Nursing will honor the following area nurses:

Tina A. Clark – Jefferson County, Ky.

Vivianne Griffiths – Jefferson County, Ky.         

Carolyn E. McKee – Clark County, Ind.

Vickie Miracle – Jefferson County, Ky.

Justine A. O’Flynn – Jefferson County, Ky.

Al Saylor – Fayette County, Ky.

Each of the six honorees will receive a $1,000 cash award and commemorative plaque.