Friday, September 05, 2014 APTA's Honors and Awards Program Accepting Nominations Help your colleagues or students receive the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an APTA national honor or award. Each year APTA celebrates members' outstanding achievements in the areas of education, practice and service, publications, research, academic excellence, the Catherine Worthingham Fellows of APTA, the Mary McMillan Lecture, and the John H.P. Maley Lecture. Award recipients are recognized in June with a ceremony and reception at the NEXT Conference and Exposition. The 2015 call for nominations is now open and will close December 1, 2014. The electronic submission process is quick and easy; go to APTA's Honors and Awards page, and click on the specific honor, award, or scholarship to obtain guidelines, requirements, and a link to the online submission site.