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ALUMNI AWARDS Alumni Honored During Baccalaureate Left to right: Mike Mandish ’92 ’93, Amanda “Mimi” Tinkler ’09, and Dawn Mackenzie-Stefanik ’86 ’95 Distinguished Alumni Award Union Memorial Hospital and is now the Nurse Manager This award honors alumni who demonstrate the Stevenson tradition of excellence through personal accomplishment, professional achievement, and humanitarian service. an expert in patient care, she has been invited to speak Dawn Mackenzie-Stefanik ’86 ’95 After earning her associate’s degree in medical technology in 1986, Dawn Mackenzie-Stefanik returned to Villa Julie College to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1995. Mackenzie-Stefanik completed an internship at 18 | VENTURES/SUMMER 2017 at the Infusion Therapy Center at GBMC. Considered at several national and international conferences. She has had the opportunity to present at events in Cyprus, Jordan, and Myanmar. Mackenzie-Stefanik has presented before Congress and staffers on Capitol Hill regarding the state of health care and the challenges associated with access to care. Last year, she was one of the oncology nurses invited to participate in the Cancer Moonshot Summit by the office of former Vice President Joe Biden. She has also been a