On Friday, June 26 at the 2015 National Leadership Conference during the
National Recognition Session, cash awards of $2,000 were presented to three
advisors. These advisors have careers marked by actions that encourage members
to fully respond to HOSA opportunities and benefits. Their contributions go
above and beyond to promote HOSA to students interested in health professions.
Natalie Lavender represented Alabama and Region II in receiving this national
The Goodheart-Willcox Outstanding Service Award received by Lavender was earned
for outstanding contributions of local, regional, state and national
significance to the promotion, development, and progress of HOSA–Future Health Professionals. The award sponsor, one of HOSA’s newest partners, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher strongly believes in the HOSA mission and was honored to partner with HOSA in educating and
training today’s young people to be tomorrow’s health professionals. Goodheart-Willcox thanks chapter advisors for sharing
their talents and leadership with thousands of HOSA members. Goodheart-Willcox
is fast becoming a publishing leader in health science education, including new
textbook programs for anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, introduction
to health sciences and medical law and professional ethics. Goodheart-Willcox
is extremely proud to support HOSA chapter advisors by sponsoring the National
HOSA Outstanding Service Awards program.
In addition to the national award, Lavender received the Alabama Association for
Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year award for 2015.
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