SCOTA AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

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Long Term Service Award

The purpose of this award is to honor either an OT or OTA who has made a significant global contribution to the profession of occupational therapy in the state of South Carolina.  The recipient of this award has made a significant impact on the growth and development in all areas listed as follows:

  • Actively involved to help the public better understand occupational therapy
  • Actively employed as an OT or OTA in South Carolina for at least 20 years
  • Active member of SCOTA for at least 15 years
  • Committee chair or member of the executive board for at least 10 years

Distinguished OT Award

The purpose of this award is to honor either an OT or OTA who has made a notable contribution to the profession and consumers in South Carolina in a focused area of occupational therapy practice.  The recipient of this award meets the following criteria:

  • Identify the specific area of practice where contributions have been made
  • Actively employed as an OT or OTA for at least 10 years
  • Active member of SCOTA for at least 5 years

Distinguished Non-OT Award

The purpose of this award is to honor and recognize either an individual or group who have made a significant contribution and support to SCOTA to enhance the growth and development of occupational therapy in South Carolina.

Lifetime Award

This is the highest honor awarded by SCOTA.  Individuals considered for this award have distinguished themselves through years of consistent service toward SCOTA, the state of South Carolina, and the professional of occupational therapy. The recipient is selected and approved by the majority vote of the SCOTA executive board.   Through involvement in SCOTA the recipient of this award, through years of professional dedication, has:

  • Aided the public to better understand OT
  • Aided other professional disciplines to understand OT
  • Became an adept interpreter of the function and objectives of SCOTA
  • Consistently contributed to SCOTA for a time period

Minimal Qualifications: (The nominee must meet all of these criteria):

  • Active member of SCOTA for at least 25 years
  • Served as an officer or committee chair for  at least 10 years
  • Active member of SCOTA at the time the award is given
  • Actively employed as an occupational therapist for at least 30 years

Benefits:

  • Lifetime membership in SCOTA without continued payment of dues
  • Shall receive all benefits of active membership

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