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Member Honors


NSSLHA Member Honors are awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, service to the academic unit, professional conduct, and service to NSSLHA. Beginning in 2004, NSSLHA chapters may nominate one audiology major and one speech-language pathology major from the chapter for Member Honors recognition.


The recipient of the Member Honors award receives

  • a certificate of honor from the National Office,
  • a NSSLHA Honor Cord,
  • a complimentary registration to attend the ASHA Convention (contingent upon funding—priority given to students who have not registered for the ASHA Convention),
  • recognition at the NSSLHA Honors ceremony,
  • recognition in NSSLHA print and electronic communications.

Eligibility Requirements

An individual may be nominated for Member Honors if he/she meets the criteria below. The candidate

  • is a current national member of NSSLHA;
  • is a current member of the local chapter;
  • Has provided measurable* service to students in the local chapter or has excelled academically in the program.

*Measurable means that there is evidence that will support that the candidate has provided service to the local chapter or has excelled academically.

Nominating Procedures

A chapter may nominate one audiology student and one speech-language pathology student to receive recognition for Member Honors.

  • Nominations for Member Honors may be received from an officer, advisor, or a co-advisor from a local chapter in good standing with the national NSSLHA association. Self-nominations are not considered.
  • Nominations will be accepted until March 1.
  • The Nominator may use also submit electronic photographs, brochures, articles, links to social networking sites and websites, or other attachments to support the nomination.
  • Supporting documents must be e-mailed before March 1; please reference the nominee's in the subject line.

View a list of past recipients.