Alumni Awards

Alumni Award Nominations

For many years, Frontier Nursing University has honored two graduates for their outstanding service to the university and their communities. These awards are given at the annual Alumni and Courier Homecoming held at Wendover in Hyden, KY.  This year we are pleased to announce that we will award each of these awards to both a CNEP and NP Graduate! Please use the form below to make your nomination(s). 


Alumni Awards Available: 

The Distinguished Service to Society Award recognizes an alumnus who goes above and beyond to provide exceptional service in their communities. 

The Distinguished Service to Alma Mater Award honors an alumnus who has continued to provide support to Frontier through volunteer efforts and/or donor support.



Previous Award Winners: 


Service to Society

Service to Alma Mater

Mary Breckinridge Lifetime Service

Courier Unbridled Service



Francie Likis, CNM

Elena Pendergrast, NP


Susan Clapp, CNM

Estella Wetzel, NP

Berea College Appalachian Fund Julia Breckinridge Davis
2017 Jill Alliman Patty Kandiko    
2016 Jan Stalder Pat Caudle    
2015 Kerri Schuiling Joan Slager    
2012 Holly Powell Kennedy Tracy Ryan    
2010 Naden Brunk Catherine Miller-Shields    


For more information regarding Alumni Awards or assistance in making your nomination, please contact Genny Little at