- Programs & Awards
Programs & Awards
Nebraska has many veterinarians and others in the veterinary medical field who are extraordinary in their positive contributions to the profession. The NVMA honors such people each year at the annual meeting and banquet at the convention in January.
To nominate an individual please complete the Nomination Form and submit to the NVMA office by December 1st.
VETERINARIAN OF THE YEAR
This award goes to a NVMA member who has contributed to the advancement of veterinary medicine in the State of Nebraska with special accomplishments. Service to the State Association and profession; Service to community; Service to family and other responsibilities.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
This award recognizes an individual, who has contributed outstanding service to the advancement of veterinary medicine in all aspects of the profession. The individual need not be a veterinarian, however, veterinarians are not excluded from being eligible.
COMMERCIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR
This award recognizes a representative from a company that has provided outstanding support to veterinary medicine in Nebraska during the current year.
OUTSTANDING YOUNG VETERINARIAN OF THE YEAR
This award recognizes a veterinarian that has graduated in the last seven years who has contributed outstanding service to the veterinary procession, service to community, church, family, state and national organizations.
NVMA PET HERO AWARD
This award is to honor the outstanding contributions our animal companions make to human lives. The pet, through unselfish and courageous accomplishments, must exemplify the affection, loyalty, security and value of the human-animal bond. Nominations are due by December 6th.
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