The Alumni Hall of Fame is a way to honor and recognize Labouré alumni for their professional accomplishments, and their dedication to healthcare, and to the values and ethical standards that are part of a Labouré education.
Nominees must be graduates of Labouré College, and have excelled in one or more of the following areas:
- Professional / Job-related Accomplishments
- Community or Public Service
- Higher Education Teaching or Service After Graduation
Rich Berrio, EMT
Boston EMS, Dorchester
Rich is in his 15th year at Boston EMS. Inspired by his father, a retired Boston Fire Department lieutenant, Rich became a member of Boston EMS saying, “I like helping people- being out in the street. Every call is different, its very rewarding. Laughing and joking with people makes them feel better during a tough time.”
Cathy Munro, RN
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Cathy has worked at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital for over 40 years on both the antepartum and mother and baby floors. "I do like the work that I do. Each baby is a new beginning, a new life, a new miracle." Ms. Munro, an active volunteer, has worked with DOVE in Quincy, a domestic violence shelter for women. Cathy was nominated by her daughter who says "she makes people's lives better."
Stephanie Montgomery, RN
Stephanie is a registered nurse for Lifeworks, where she works with adults with developmental disabilities. Danielle Warzecki, Senior Director of Residential Services, said, “She treats them with compassion and respect. She assisted in opening a medical model group home in which five men reside. Because of Stephanie's care, the health of all five men has improved, as well as the quality of their lives.”
Tarma Johnson, FNP-BC
Mattapan Community Health Center
Tarma serves as the Director of Clinical Health Services and a Nurse Practitioner at Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC), specializing in adult primary care. She has worked at MCHC for eleven years. As the current president of the Black Nurses Association in Massachusetts, Ms. Johnson serves as a leader in healthcare and her community.
Sara Hunter, RN, BSN, OCN
Massachusetts General Hospital
As an oncology nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital, Sara is a trusted caregiver and friend to her patients. Billie Jo Weiss, one of Sara’s patients, says, “She has been my nurse since 2010 and even though she has many patients, she makes you feel like you are the only one. She is an instrumental part of my medical team, providing hope and continual support through my cancer journey.”
The nomination form is always open. The College is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame.
Deadline for submissions is September 29, 2017.
Winners are selected by a selection committee at the College. Nominators and winners will be notified once the winners are selected.
Award winners are not chosen because of where they work, years of experience, or level of education. The selection process is based on the individual's demonstrated excellence in their profession as evidenced by the following:
- Professional / job related accomplishments
- Community or public service
- Higher education teaching or service after graduation
Please include as many details and as much supporting documentation as you can to help the selection committee chose our inaugural Hall of Fame class.