Member Resources:
Excellence & Advocate Awards

Award of Excellence

This award honors the spirit of volunteerism by recognizing one student from each dental school for achieving superior levels of participation or leadership in service to other students, their school or local community.

Award Criteria

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Predoctoral member of ASDA in good academic standing
  • Participation or leadership in extracurricular school activities and/or service to the local community
  • Active participant in furthering the cause of organized dentistry

Judging

Calls for nomination are sent to the deans in March and recipients must be selected by mid-April. ASDA members are selected by their school administration and each recipient receives a certificate of recognition with the ASDA seal.

2013 Award of Excellence Winners


Advocate Awards

This award recognizes faculty or school administrators who have shown a commitment to dental students and organized dentistry.

Award Criteria

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Support efforts of the local ASDA chapter
  • Demonstrate a long-term commitment to organized dentistry
  • Provide leadership and direction for ASDA chapter leaders and members
  • Promote the ideals of organized dentistry
  • Motivate new members within the school
  • Maintain a membership in the ADA, if eligible

Judging

Chapter delegates are sent the nomination forms in March and are encouraged to select recipients for the award by mid-April. Each recipient receives a certificate of recognition with the ASDA seal.

2013 Advocate Award Winners

For questions about these awards, contact Erin Kato, member relations specialist, at Erin@ASDAnet.org.

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