Nomination submitted by 2 students: "Dr. LaFevers is an outstanding professional, mentor, and educator, and I believe that he should also be recognized as an outstanding leader in nursing. He continues to provide an example of excellence for those in the nursing profession as well as those who have chosen to enter into nursing education. He dedicates extraordinary time and energy to the growth and development of the profession, the betterment of quality nursing education, and involvement in nursing political advocacy. To students, Dr. LaFevers is an exemplary role model and an enthusiastic practitioner. Improvements in higher education and the nursing profession itself are cultivated by leaders like Dr. LaFevers and I offer my fullest endorsement of his nomination for the 2015 Daisy award.