Ducan Regional Hospital

Betty Apple Excellence in Nursing Prize

Betty Apple 
In 2007, Ed Apple was stumped; he did not know what to get Betty for her 70th birthday.  He wanted it to be a gift that would honor her.  It was from this wish the "Grand Betty Award" was conceived.

Officially known as The Betty Apple Award for Excellence in Nursing Services, this annual prize is awarded to a Duncan Regional Hospital RN that exhibits the following standards of excellence:

  • Being the frontline patient advocate
  • Showing sincere compassion and respect when caring for patient and family
  • Communicating in an effective manner
  • Respecting fellow workers
  • Participating in community service

Past Recipients are:

2007   Vickie Christian, RN - Hospice
2008   Edith Phillips, RN - Homecare
2009   Carmen Phillippi, RN - Tower 2
2010   Jojeanna Sanders, RN - Emergency Department
2011   Dayna Trusty, RN - Surgical Services
2012   Reggie Pennypacker, RN - ICU
            Debbie Ramsey, RN - Wound Care
2013   Jodie Franzen, RN
2014   Patty Wininger, RN
2015  Chelsea Patrick, RN

If you would like to nominate a RN, please print out this form here and send the completed application to:

DRH Health Foundation
PO Box 2000
Duncan, OK 73534

The deadline for this year is September 8, 2017

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Duncan Regional Hospital Health Foundation    2210 Duncan Regional Loop.    Duncan, OK 73533    (580) 251-6640    Information about the Foundation