Annual Awards Ceremony & Celebration

The Annual NSH Awards Ceremony & Celebration
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Join us as we celebrate the best & brightest in histology at the Annual NSH Awards Ceremony and Celebration. The event bestows over $40,000 in scholarships and awards celebrating the value, leadership and influence of your peers in the histology profession.  If you are interest in applying for one of these wonderful opportunities, please visit the awards and scholarships page on  Deadline to apply is June 1st!


6:00pm – 7:00pm: Cocktail Hour sponsored by Sakura Finetek, USA

7:00pm – 9:00pm: Dinner & Awards Ceremony

9:00pm – 11:00pm: Entertainment & Dancing arranged by the Missouri Society for Histotechnology Local Host Committee.

Once dinner is done and the awards have been handed out enjoy an evening of dancing and fun with your colleagues.

Tickets cost $50.00 and include the cocktail reception, dinner and dancing. They can be purchased when you register or online at a later date. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Thank you to our award & scholarship sponsors.

Congratulations to the 2017 award and scholarship winners!

Award Name Recipient Sponsor
Histotechnologist of the Year Sheron Lear Thermo Fisher Scientific
Luminary Award James B. McCormick NSH
President’s Award H. Skip Brown NSH
Editors Award Diane Sterchi NSH
Lee G. Luna Foreign Travel Scholarship Debra Wood Leica Biosystems
Rosemary and Donald Ostermeier Award Linda McDonald Mark Ostermeier
Newcomer Helping Hand Scholarship Christina White Newcomer Supply
Roche Diagnostics Scholarship for Excellence in Standardization of Immunohistochemistry Jennifer Query Roche Diagnostics
Biogenex Scholarship for Excellence in Flourescence In Situ Hybridization Mark Tarango Biogenex
Roche Diagnostics In Situ Hybridization Scholarship Cathy Mathis Roche Diagnostics
Polysciences Ann Preece Award Scott Hooten Polysciences
Leica Leadership in Management Scholarship Julie Trejo Leica Biosystems
Leica Leadership in Teaching Award H. Skip Brown Leica Biosystems
Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry Award David Krull Richard Cartun
Diamond Cover Award Neil Hand and David Blythe NSH
Peggy Wenk Histology Program Scholarship Florida State College Sakura Finetek
Frank J. Monek Memorial Scholarship Kathy-Hill Epperson Cancer Diagnostics and the Monek Family
J.B. McCormick M.D. Award Monty Hyten James and Suzanne McCormick Family Trust
Avantik Educational Scholarship Athi Kannan Avantik
Thermo Fisher Scientific Educational Scholarship Allison Carrion Thermo Fisher Scientific
Dezna C Sheehan Memorial Education Scholarship LaVinia Ray Roche
Robert A Clark Memorial Educational Scholarship Yongfu Wang Sakura Finetek
Leonard Noble Educational Scholarship Elisha Johnson Roche
Constituent Society Scholarship Wisconsin Histology Society NSH



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