Annual Awards Ceremony & Celebration

The Annual NSH Awards Ceremony & Celebration
Saturday, September 21, 2019

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 May 31st!


6:30pm – 7:30pm: Cocktail Hour sponsored by Sakura Finetek, USA

7:30pm – 9:00pm: Dinner & Awards Ceremony

9:00pm – 11:00pm: Entertainment & Dancing arranged by the Louisiana 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 2018 award and scholarship winners!

Award Name Recipient Sponsor
Histotechnologist of the Year Jerry Santiago Thermo Fisher Scientific
Luminary Award Marilyn Gamble-Weber NSH
President’s Award Mary F. Abbuhl NSH
Editors Award Sharon Kneebone NSH
Lee G. Luna Foreign Travel Scholarship David Davis Leica Biosystems
Rosemary and Donald Ostermeier Award Jennifer Bull Mark Ostermeier
Newcomer Helping Hand Scholarship Linda Cherapow Newcomer Supply
Roche Diagnostics Scholarship for Excellence in Standardization of Immunohistochemistry Robin Sams Roche Diagnostics
Roche Diagnostics In Situ Hybridization Scholarship Alexa Buskey Roche Diagnostics
Polysciences Ann Preece Award Izak Dimenstein Polysciences
Leica Leadership in Management Scholarship Michelle Coker Leica Biosystems
Leica Leadership in Teaching Award Gayle Callis Leica Biosystems
Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry Award Luis Chiriboga Richard Cartun
Biocare Medical Excellence in Patient Care Award Utah Gastroenterology Biocare Medical, LLC
Diamond Cover Award Sheila Criswell, Thomas O’Brien, Omar Skalli:   Presence of intermediate filament protein synemin in select sarcomas. 2018   J Histotechnol. 41:40-48 NSH
Peggy Wenk Histology Program Scholarship Marshfield Labs Histotechnician Program Sakura Finetek
Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Frank J. Monek Memorial Scholarship Amanada Kelley Cancer Diagnostics and the Monek Family
J.B. McCormick M.D. Award Elizabeth Sheppard James and Suzanne McCormick Family Trust
Avantik Educational Scholarship Sara Laviska Avantik
Thermo Fisher Scientific Educational Scholarship Sarah Mack Thermo Fisher Scientific
Dezna C Sheehan Memorial Education Scholarship LaVinia Ray Roche
Robert A Clark Memorial Educational Scholarship Simone Terouz Sakura Finetek
Constituent Society Scholarship Louisiana Society for Histotechnology NSH



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