NWATA Honors & Awards

Nominate Deserving Individuals for NWATA Awards!

 

See below for descriptions of NWATA Awards available.  Deadline for NWATA nominations is December 1st of current year.  If you have questions, please contact committee chair, Greg Mitchell NWATAawards@gmail.com

 

Hall of Fame/Honors and Awards Updates:
Following a review process of the awards given by the NWATA, after comparison to awards given by the NATA and several of the other districts, and after discussion with the executive council, the Honors and Awards committee in conjunction with the executive council, will now be presenting the following awards:

 

DISTRICT 10 SERVICE AWARD

The NWATA District Service Award is given in recognition of those members who have furthered the advancement of the NWATA within District 10 through their contributions and dedicated service to the athletic training profession.  The award is to recognize work within the profession at all levels (community, state, district, national).  However, this is a district award and implies volunteerism and service within the NWATA by the nominee to assist in the accomplishment of the ongoing work for its members and the betterment of the profession. 

Criteria:

  • Nominees must be members for a minimum of 10 years in and in good standing of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (NWATA) or have retired in good standing.

  • Nominees MUST have made a contribution to the profession of athletic training within District 10 (NWATA).

  • These contributions to the district can be by appointment, volunteerism, committee work, student forums, etc.

  • Contributions to the profession of athletic training at the community, state and national levels are also important and are taken into consideration for this award.

 

Application Deadline: December 1st

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ELEVATE AWARD

The ElevATe Award is awarded in recognition of District 10 members who have “ELEVATED” our profession of Athletic Training. A member’s contribution to furthering our profession could be at any level (community, state, district, national) or any setting (clinical, secondary schools, universities, industrial, educational, etc) .
 

Criteria:

  • Nominees must be members in good standing of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (NWATA) or have retired in good standing.

  • Nominees MUST have made a contribution to the profession of athletic training.

o What works and deeds has the nominee done to advance, promote, further,
nurture, stimulate or generally just “Elev
ATe” the profession of athletic
training?

  • A maximum of 5 individuals per year will be awarded.

Application Deadline: December 1st
 

Application Guidelines:

  • Any certified athletic trainer, administrator or workplace faculty member may nominate individuals for the ElevATe Award.

  • Nominations can be found and completed online at www.NWATA.org

  • Nominees will be notified of nomination and asked for further information relating to the award.

  • Nominations for this award will be reviewed by the Honors and Awards Committee and recommendations made to the NWATA Executive Council for approval.

Presentation:

The award will be presented each year during the NWATA Annual Meeting.

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NWATA NEW HORIZON'S AWARD

The New Horizon Award is given in recognition of Young Professionals of the NWATA for their unique or immediate contributions in service to the NWATA and the athletic training profession within District 10.  This is an award that recognizes volunteerism, advancement of the profession, or service to the NWATA. 

 

Criteria:

  • Nominees must be members in good standing of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the NWATA.

  • Nominee must be a certified athletic trainer who has been practicing within District 10 for a minimum of one (1) year and a maximum of twelve (12) years.

  • Nominee must have made a direct contribution to the profession of athletic training.

  • Any previous recipients of this award are ineligible for nomination.

 

Application Deadline: December 1st

 

Application Guidelines:         

  • Any certified athletic trainer, administrator or workplace faculty member may nominate individuals for the for the New Horizon Award.

  • Nominations can be found and completed online at www.NWATA.org

  • Nominees will be notified of their nomination and asked for further information relating to the award.

  • Nominations for this award will be reviewed by the Honors and Awards Committee and recommendations made to the NWATA executive council for approval.

 

Presentation:

The award will be presented during the NWATA Annual Meeting,

Go to NOMINATIONS FORM  >

NWATA DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S AWARD

This award recognizes those individuals and/or organizations who deserve recognition for their contributions to the field of athletic training, and who may not be eligible for other awards or may warrant additional recognition for their contribution to District X. The District Director’s Award is a discretionary award and will be given as he or she feels is appropriate.

HALL OF FAME

The NWATA District 10 Hall of Fame Award is to recognize and honor those members of our District who have consistently served and demonstrated outstanding and unusual service to the NWATA and profession of Athletic Training over an extended period of time.

Criteria:

  • Nominees must have been a member in good standing of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (NWATA) for at least 20 years.

  • Nominees MUST have made a consistent and significant contribution to the profession of athletic training within District 10 over an extended time period.

  • Nominees may NOT be a current NWATA elected officer or Awards Committee Chairperson.

Application Guidelines:         

Candidates must be nominated by a current member of the NWATA.

To submit a nomination for the Hall of Fame, fill out the Hall of Fame nomination form.  Nomination forms, along with recommendation forms, are available at the links below.  Each nomination packet requires three letters of recommendation in addition to the nomination form.

Application Deadline: December 1st

 

Go to Hall of Fame NOMINATIONS FORM  >

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