Please see the message below from Doug Long,
I wanted to take a minute to send you the list of award winners for this year.
This year’s Hall of Fame induction dinner saw several new awards given for the very first time.
Dr. Isrow Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award – Doug West
Dr. Isrow Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award – Dustin Briggs
MAATA Educator of the Year – Robin Ploeger
MAATA Service Award – Mark Stutz
MAATA Most Distinguished AT – John Roslien
The Research Grants committee gave several hundreds of dollars to worthy researchers to bring new knowledge to our profession. Those receiving grants for research were:
Jennifer Volberding – Oklahoma State – $500
Leon Greene/ Ben Timson – University of Kansas – $500
Tyler Oberlander – South Dakota State University – $770
Megan Brady – University of Northern Iowa – 1991.38
The Scholarship committee gave out 5 scholarships this year.
Those receiving scholarships were:
TOSA Medical Entry Level Scholarship – Maria Backes – Truman State University
MAATA Entry Level Scholarship – Megan Bolin – University of Central Oklahoma
MAATA Entry Level Scholarship – Charlotte Walter – University of Mary
TOSA Medical Postgraduate Scholarship – Kara Buss – University of Mary
MAATA Postgraduate Scholarship – Jill Johnson – Central College
The MAATA’s highest honor is our Hall of Fame. This year’s recipient was Dr. Bernadette Olson from South Dakota State University. Dr. Olson’s activities in our district association and on our Board of Certification are shining examples of her dedication and involvement in our profession.
The new awards criteria and deadlines are posted on the www.maatad5.org website. Nominations will open later this year. Please give consideration to nominating a friend, colleague or anyone else you know that deserves to be recognized for their efforts on behalf of our association and profession.