2019 SHAA Award Information
Call for Nominations
Chair: Taryn Hopper
The SHAA Honors Committee is soliciting your suggestions for recipients of the following awards
to be presented at the 2019 Annual Convention.
Please send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org before January 15, 2019.
The awards below will be presented at the next SHAA Convention Dinner on February 14, 2019. Before nominating someone, please review the various awards and descriptions of their recipients:
Certificate of Appreciation: presented to individuals in recognition of significant contributions to the association and/or to the profession that she/he serves
Student Recognition Award: presented to the most outstanding student enrolled in an audiology, hearing impaired, or speech-language pathology program at an academic training program within Alabama. (Selections for this award are made by individual training program faculties.) University personnel: Please send the student selection for your institution to Taryn Hopper, email@example.com before January 15th.
AAC Achievement Award: presented to an individual who has distinguished herself/himself in the area of alternative/augmentative communication through contributions of awareness and/or training in the use of AAC
AAC Achievement Award: presented to an individual who uses AAC as their primary mode of communication and has made significant gains in communication
Distinguished Service Award: presented to individuals, agencies, businesses or organizations in recognition of significant and sustained contributions to the association that have resulted in an obvious improvement/increase in the association's ability to serve its membership
Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award: presented to the individual who has distinguished herself/himself in the area of clinical accomplishment
Loretta G. Brown Annual Award: presented to an individual who has had a long and distinguished career in the provision of services and the support of speech-language pathology and/or audiology in the schools
Honors of the Association: presented to an individual whose contributions to the discipline of human communication sciences and disorders has been of such magnitude that her/his impact on the discipline and the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology through clinical practice, teaching, research, administration, and legislative activity are recognized throughout the professional community
Please send your nominations to Taryn Hopper, firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Please include a few brief sentences letting her know why you have selected your nominee.