2014 June Snow Award recipient Meggi Logsdon during induction ceremony on April 4, 2014. (L to R) Dr. Cynthia Steinwedel, incoming president of Epsilon Epsilon Chapter, Meggi Logsdon, Dr. Peggy Flannigan, outgoing president of Epsilon Epsilon Chapter.
April 6, 2014
The June Snow Award is presented by the Epsilon Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau and was established in 1979 to recognize scholastic achievement of the highest ranking graduating senior nursing major and to honor June Snow, founding chairperson of the Department of Nursing at Bradley University. Meggi Logsdon, a senior nursing major at Bradley University, is the 2014 recipient of the June Snow Award. She was presented with a plaque and monetary award during an induction ceremony held on April 5, 2014.
June Snow taught nursing courses at Bradley University from 1948 to 1977. Miss Snow first taught RNs returning for their degree. Then she was instrumental in establishing the current baccalaureate program which began in 1970.
Sigma Theta Tau International is the honor society of nursing, founded in 1922 at Indiana University. There are now over 450 chapters in colleges and universities in the United States and other countries. Epsilon Epsilon Chapter was chartered on May 4, 1980 at Bradley University as chapter number 123. The purposes of Sigma Theta Tau are to recognize superior achievement and leadership qualities, to foster high professional standards, encourage creative work and strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession.