American Society For Clinical Laboratory Science - Nebraska

Awards

ďScience is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.Ē Ė Stephen Hawking

Do you know someone who is passionate about their work in the medical laboratory field? The ASCLS-NE Awards Program is a way for you to recognize them. Please consider nominating individuals you believe are worthy of these awards! There are awards for both members and non-members of ASCLS-NE. Winners will be announced at the Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 29th, 2016 at the Embassy Suites in La Vista, Nebraska.

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All nominations must be received by Friday March 25th, 2016 to be considered. The ASCLS-NE Officers will determine the winners of each award, based on the application information. Send or email the completed applications to the Awards Chairperson:

Lynnett Paneitz
3278 Prairieview Dr.
Lincoln, NE 68504
awards@ascls-ne.org

The following awards are available this year (criteria for each are listed on the nomination form):

Award of Excellence This award was established to recognize a Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Laboratory Technician who has made a significant contribution to that personís profession, institution and community. The nominee does not need to be a member of ASCLS-NE. A laboratory may nominate only one individual, who must have been employed at that facility for at least one year and must be certified by a national certifying agency. Notify your lab manager/administrator if you would like to nominate an individual. PDF DOC
Technical Support Award of Excellence This award was established to recognize a person who supports the laboratory profession (i.e. phlebotomist, lab assistant, secretary, client services rep, etc.) and has made a significant contribution to that personís profession, institution and community. The nominee does not need to be a member of ASCLS-NE. An institution may nominate only one individual, who must have been employed at that facility for at least one year. Notify your institution if you would like to nominate an individual. PDF DOC
Filter Award This award goes to an outstanding ASCLS-NE member who has made a significant contribution to our society. Nominations are based on the memberís activities during the current year, as well as a summary of that personís contributions to the Clinical Laboratory Science profession. Officers of ASCLS-NE are not eligible. Please read the accompanying article on the history of this prestigious award as it appeared in the 2004 Winter Filter written by Marty Fattig. PDF DOC
Key to the Future Award This award is given to recognize and reward newly active members of ASCLS-NE who have demonstrated leadership potential by their contributions to our organization. Directing a task force/project or chairing a committee with significant tasks, the outcome of which is considered to be outstanding, creative or of high quality may be used as a guide to determining leadership potential. Officers of ASCLS-NE are not eligible. PDF DOC
Shirley Noble Award This award was established to recognize an ASCLS-NE member who actively promotes the laboratory profession.  The member has acted as a positive role model and mentor to members of the society or to MLS/MLT students just as its namesake Shirley Noble did. PDF DOC
Exhibitor Appreciation Award This award was established to show appreciation for an exhibitor/salesperson/technical representative who has shown outstanding support educationally and/or financially to the field of Clinical Laboratory Science and ASCLS-NE. Factors to be considered may be the number of years exhibiting at the Spring Meeting, donation of funds for an ASCLS-NE Award, contributions to continuing education, or demonstration of alternate support. PDF DOC
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2013 Award of Excellence

This award was established to recognize a Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Laboratory Technician who has made a significant contribution to that personís profession, institution and community. The nominee does not need to be a member of ASCLS-NE. A laboratory may nominate only one individual, who must have been employed at that facility for at least one year and must be certified by a national certifying agency. Notify your lab manager/administrator if you would like to nominate an individual.

Gabriel Argamosa Jr.
Morrill County Hospital
Award of Excellence
Pictured from Left: Gabriel Argamosa Jr. and ASCLS-NE President Linsey Donner
 

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2013 Technical Support Award of Excellence

This award was established to recognize a person who supports the laboratory profession (i.e. phlebotomist, lab assistant, secretary, client services rep, etc.) and has made a significant contribution to that personís profession, institution and community. The nominee does not need to be a member of ASCLS-NE. An institution may nominate only one individual, who must have been employed at that facility for at least one year. Notify your institution if you would like to nominate an individual.

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2013 Filter Award

This award goes to an outstanding ASCLS-NE member who has made a significant contribution to our society. Nominations are based on the memberís activities during the current year, as well as a summary of that personís contributions to the Clinical Laboratory Science profession. Officers of ASCLS-NE are not eligible. Please read the accompanying article on the history of this prestigious award as it appeared in the 2004 Winter Filter written by Marty Fattig.

 

Past Filter Winners include:

  • 1990 Martin Fattig
  • 1991 Dave Glenn
  • 1992 Diana Headley
  • 1993 Pat Oligmueller
  • 1994 Deb Wagner
  • 1995 Steve Lewis
  • 1996 Linda Fell
  • 1997 Diane Maryska
  • 1998 Anita Smith
  • 1999 Barb Miller
  • 2000 Michelle Romans
  • 2001 Cindy Page
  • 2002
  • 2003 Kathy Leinenkugel
  • 2004 Shirley Noble
  • 2005 Carol Larson
  • 2006 Phyllis Muellenberg
  • 2007 Martin Steinbeck
  • 2008
  • 2009 Karen Keller
  • 2010 Tracey Vrba
  • 2011 Roxanne Alter
  • 2012 Nicole Meier
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2013 Key to the Future Award

This award is given to recognize and reward newly active members of ASCLS-NE who have demonstrated leadership potential by their contributions to our organization. Directing a task force/project or chairing a committee with significant tasks, the outcome of which is considered to be outstanding, creative or of high quality may be used as a guide to determining leadership potential. Officers of ASCLS-NE are not eligible.
Darlene Waters and Ashley Collins
Key to the Future Award
Pictured from Left: Darlene Waters and Ashley Collins

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2013 Exhibitor Appreciation Award

This award was established to show appreciation for an exhibitor/salesperson/technical representative who has shown outstanding support educationally and/or financially to the field of Clinical Laboratory Science and ASCLS-NE. Factors to be considered may be the number of years exhibiting at the Spring Meeting, donation of funds for an ASCLS-NE Award, contributions to continuing education, or demonstration of alternate support.

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2013 Omicron Sigma Awards

First awarded in 1977, Omicron Sigma is the ASCLS President's Honor Roll for Outstanding Service. It provides lasting recognition of those dedicated members who volunteer their personal resources, time and energy to the ASCLS. Recognition is at three levels: National, Regional, and State. This allows constituent society presidents, regional directors, and the ASCLS President to recognize members for outstanding service.

Omicron Sigma Awards
Pictured from Left: Ashley Collins, Darlene Waters, and Marnie Imhoff
Not Pictured: Jasmine Clarke, Joyce Colombe, Andrea Schank, Ashley Urbach, and Tracey Vrba

Omicron Sigma Awards
Region VI Omicron Sigma Recipients: Roxanne Alter, Linsey Donner, Chelsea Reischel Alicia Sherry, and Kevin McGuire from ASCLS-NE
Also pictured are Region VI Omicron Sigma Recipients from Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa Chapters of ASCLS

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2013 ASCLS-NE Scholarships

2013 ASCLS-NE Scholarships: The ASCLS-NE scholarship committee was pleased to present one scholarship this year. Among the criteria that we consider are academics, letters of recommendation and an essay the applicants submit about a medical technologist they admire. Reading these essays is inspirational. There are many fine role models working in Clinical Laboratory Science today.

The scholarship recipient this year is
Crystal Wynn
Congratulations
to Crystal Best Wishes to all CLS students in Nebraska!

NSCLS Scholarships
Pictured from Left: Crystal Wynn and ASCLS-NE President Linsey Donner

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2013 Student Poster Winner

Each year, students from the University of Nebraska Medical Center Clinical Laboratory Science Program and Southeast Community College Clinical Laboratory Technician program have the opportunity to present either research or a case study in a poster form. All posters are judged and based upon standards of excellence from which a winner is chosen.

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2013 Years of Membership Recognition

5 years:

  • Alicia Sherry
  • Kathleen Trudell
  • Stephanie Bonertz
  • Debra Orten-Jensen
  • Chelsea Reischl
  • Rebecca Bonacci
  • Valerie Jameson

10 years:

  • Linsey Donner
  • Rex F. Famitangco
  • Andrea Schank
  • Angela Arnold

15 years:

  • Allison M. McConachie

20 years:

  • Colleen W. Mortensen
  • Gretchen Fry
  • Janice I. Tompkins
  • Janice K. Bible
  • Todd Kaufman

25 years:

  • Keith Fisher

30 years:

  • Diane K. Siedlik

35 years:

  • Mary E. Vap
  • Nancy J. Gumb

40 years:

  • Nancy Morse
  • David W. Glenn

Honorable Mentions

  • 73 Karim Mehrazar
  • 63 Kathleen Wortman
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