Wisconsin Association of School Nurses announced that Sharon Daun of
the Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) was selected as Wisconsin
School Nurse of the Year at its conference in Madison Wisconsin.
won the 2009 School Nurse of the Year Award after being nominated by
SASD Assistant Superintendent Diane Wilcenski and selected by a panel
Daun has worked for SASD for 10 years.
She is a graduate of Marian College of Nursing and has a Masters Degree
in Management from Cardinal Stritch College. She is a member of the
National Association of School Nurses and the Wisconsin Association of
Daun worked for the Sheboygan Health
Department as well as the Sheboygan Medical Center, before joining the
Sheboygan Area School District.
She is a National
Certified School Nurse and DPI certified School Nurse and has been
instrumental obtaining a dental sealant program for qualified students.
She has championed the CPR/AED program for the school district. Daun
acts as a resource for students, staff, administration and parents.
Daun has provided assistance to the employee health as well with TB
screening and Hepatitis B clinics.
Daun has worked
to improve the well-being of the most medically fragile students. She
wrote a grant to increase the number of school nurses employed the
district. Her impact on the school district is visible at all levels,
with students, with policy and with the community.
She has been invited to apply for the National Association of School Nurses School Nurse of the Year Award in October 2009.