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Educator Awards

Helen Krieger Outstanding Healthcare Provider Award

About the Award

The Helen Krieger Outstanding Healthcare Provider Award was developed to recognize a healthcare provider who has made a significant contribution to the lives of students and families by providing excellence in healthcare and healthcare education. Mrs. Krieger, a former registered nurse, school nurse, and healthcare provider and educator with the Head Start Program, formed strong and productive relationships with co-workers and children in fulfilling her caring mission of meeting healthcare needs and improving healthcare education. Jim and Penny Krieger created this award, which includes a stipend, to honor Helen Krieger and her dedication to youth in our community.


Applying for the Award

Application Open: February 1st - February 29th, 2024
Award Amount: $1,000

Criteria: Any certified or licensed LPS nurse is eligible to receive this award. The Helen Krieger Award may be received more than once during tenure with LPS. Selection of the recipient for the award will be based on a significant contribution to students’ and our family’s lives by meeting healthcare needs or positively impacting healthcare education in his or her school, the entire school system, or the community at large.

Nominating Process: Nominations may be submitted by any individual or group. Self-nominations are accepted.

Selection Process: Nominations will be reviewed by the Supervisor of Health Services committee. The award winner will be approved by the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools. 




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