Thursday, September 05, 2013 Celebrate Extraordinary PTs and PTAs: Nominate for Honors and Awards Help your colleagues or students receive recognition for their achievements by nominating them for an APTA national honor or award. Each year APTA celebrates members' outstanding achievements in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, publications, research, and academic excellence. Award recipients are recognized in June with a ceremony and reception at NEXT, APTA's annual conference and exposition. The 2014 call for nominations is now open and will close December 1, 2013. 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.