The Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes a dental student who has made significant contributions in leadership to ASDA and organized dentistry. This award reflects ASDA’s vision of advancing the dental profession by developing exemplary leaders who demonstrate the core values of passion, community, engagement and integrity.

Adriana accepting award

Congratulations to Adriana Zelaya, North Carolina '25
for receiving ASDA's 2023 Excellence in Leadership Award.

Adriana was presented with her award at ASDA's National Leadership Conference (NLC)
in Chicago in October 2023.