Past Illinois Academy Award Winners 

2020 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Amy Moore, MS, RDN, LDN


Jennifer Lotton, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC
Victoria Glatz, MS, RDN, CSG, LDN
Emily Peterson, RDN, LDN

Sarah Carlson, RDN, LDN

RYDT:

Staci Coussens, NDTR


Emerging Dietetic Leader:
Kara Wilcoxon, MS, RDN, LDN


Outstanding Dietetic Students:    

DPD: Virginia Girsch
 
DI: Mackenzie Burgess

CP:  Jilian Prough

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:

Julie Schumacher, EdD, RD, LDN

 

2019 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Tina Lam, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Valerie R. Koress, MS, RDN, LDN
Kathryn Brown, RD, LDN 
Sara S. Umphfleet, RD, LDN
Desiray J. Yeaw, MS, RD, LDN

RYDT:
Anita Davila, BS, DDTR

Emerging Dietetic Leader:
Sadie K. Baird, MS, RDN, LDN

Outstanding Dietetic Students:  
DPD: Holly R. Stallard 

DI: Grace G. Sinopoli, NDTR

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Karen R. Greathouse, PhD, RDN, LDN 

 

2018 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Sara Fagan

Constance L. Herriott
Emma Rueth

Emerging Dietetic Leader:
Laura A. Carlson, MS, RDN, CSOWN, LDN

Outstanding Dietetic Students:
CP: Jennifer Lynn Lotton

DPD: Starr'Retiece Gibson
DI: Reilly L. McKinis

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Mary Russell, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

2017 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Monica L. Bojko, MS, RD,LDN

Jacqueline Kirchner, RDN, LDN
Elizabeth A. Michaels, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE
Jessica Petruszak Nigg, MS, RDN, LDN

Emerging Dietetic Leader:
EDY: Sarah Olender, MS, RD

Outstanding Dietetic Students:
CP: Lynette P. Becker

DI: Noel L. Konken
DPD: Renee L. Jeffrey

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Penelope Grantham Roth, MS, RDN, LDN

 

2016 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Amy Melton, MS, RDN, LDN

Christina Weidman, RD, LDN
Carly Morgan Klaus, MS, RD, LDN
Nicole Lynn Olen, RD, LDN

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Paula Milas Sochacki, MPH, RDN, LDN

Emerging Dietetic Leader:
Susan L. Waltrip–Buck, MS, RD, LDN

Outstanding Dietetic Students:
DPD: Heather M. Guetterman

DI: Holly A. Black
CP: Julio M. Flores

Outstanding Dietetic Educators Award:
DPD: Carol Longley,  PhD, RD, LDN

DI: Amanda M. Newell,  MS, RD, LDN
CP: Brooke B. Schantz,  MS, RD, CSSD, LDN


2015 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Jessica Rendleman, RD, LDN

Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN
Kristen Frondal, RDN, LDN

Outstanding Dietitian:
Christina Rollins, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC

Outstanding Dietetic Students:
DPD: Haley R. Snell

DI: Jennifer R. Uhlman

Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award:
DPD: Melanie Tracy Burns, RDN

DI: Dr. Julie Raeder Schumacher, RD, LDN


2014 Illinois Academy Award Winners

RYDY:
Emilie G.M. Fielder, MS. RDN, LDN

Emily L. Bailey, RD, LDN
Bonnie J. Janota, RD, LDN
Erin M Carlson, RD, LDN, CNSC
Brooke B. Schantz, MS, RD,CSSD, LDN
Katherine G. Byers, MS, RDN

Emerging Dietetic Leader:
Melissa A. Prest, MS, RDN, CSR, LDN

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

 

Outstanding Dietetic Students:

DPD: Susannah E. Scaroni, University of Illinois
DI: Kristen L. Lach, Rush University Medical Center

Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award:
DPD: Justine M. Karduck, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

DI: Nancy T. Prange, MS, RDN, LDN

2012 Illinois Academy Award Winners

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Anna Shlachter, MS, RD, LDN

Outstanding Dietetics Students:
DPD: Kelly L. Kester

DI: Cara Gorman

Emerging Dietetic Leader:
Christine Cliff, MPH, RD, LDN

RYDY:

Melissa A. Luisi, MS, RD, LDN

Kristen L. Faust, RD, LDN

Carolyn A. Tampe, RD, LDN

Lauren R. Zuro, RD, LDN

Angela J. Todd, RD, LDN

2011 IAND Award Winners

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year:
Kimberly Kirchherr, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Outstanding Dietetics Educator:
CP: Jamie Shifley, MS, RD, LDN

DPD: Christine Palumbo, MBA, RD

Outstanding Dietetics Students:
DPD: Maegan Walrath

DI: Chelsey Seger

Emerging Dietetic Leader:

Kelly Ziemkiewicz, RD, LDN, CDE

RYDY:

Valerie Wheatley, RD, LDN

Tracy Blozis, RD, LDN

Jennifer McCaffrey, MPH, RD

Anita Giraldo, RD, LDN

Julie Schumacher, EdD, RD, LDN

Jennifer Paul, RD, LDN

Justine Karduck, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Paula Sochacki, MPH, RD