D2-Wire: Awards Open Now!
District Two Newsletter: January 2024
District Two News!
Scholarships and Awards:
D2 Scholarships and Awards are now open! Nominate a colleague today!
- Michael Goldenberg Grants
- Tanya Dargusch Leadership in Community Service Scholarship
- James Thornton Leadership Scholarship
- Bobby Gunn Leadership Award
- Pay it Forward * Applications Open until April 2024
The application deadline for each scholarship and award is March 1st. The applications can be found at this link https://natad2.org/wp/.
Safe Sports School Award Winner
- Poly Prep Country Day School - Safe Sports School 1st Team
- Herricks High School - Safe Sports School 1st Team
- Alexis I. duPont High - Safe Sports School 1st Team
Nominations are open for the D2 Director until March 1, 2024. Current District 2 Director Tanya Dargusch's second term ends in June 2025. Please nominate someone today. Nominations can be made through the district website: https://natad2.org/wp/. If you have any questions, please contact the nominations chair Katelyn Zimmerman (email@example.com).
If you have news or anything exciting to share for the spring District newsletter please forward it to Aimee Brunelle at firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions must be in a Word document, please do not send pdf files. If you have a picture please send it separately as a jpg file and identify the individuals in the picture. The deadline is Monday, January 30th.
District 2 App:
Download the NATA District 2 App today. QR code you see here will take you to either the App Store or Google Play store depending on your phone.
Please be advised, that there will be an advertisement (non-D2 affiliated) that pops up 1st. Make sure you select “Skip Advertisement” to access your platform.
Please delete your old D2 App. It is no longer functional.
SSATC ATHLETIC TRAINER OF THE YEAR AWARD
We are a great district with incredible athletic trainers in all settings! Let's honor a deserving secondary school athletic trainer!
The deadline has been extended to January 31,2024
January 30th from 3:30-5pm
Don't Miss Out- Renew Today!
Renew By Jan. 31 to Avoid Lapse of Benefits. If you haven’t already renewed your NATA membership for 2024, be sure to do so before Jan. 31. After that date, those who have not renewed will lose access to all of NATA’s member-only benefits and professional development opportunities. NATA has options in place to assist members who may be going through economic hardship. Don't let money get in the way of investing in yourself and your profession. Contact Member Services at 972-532-8897 or email@example.com to see how we can help
NATA 2024: CelebrATe 75 Years of Convention!
We can’t wait to celebrate our 75th convention with you in New Orleans! The NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo is the premier live event for athletic trainers. The NATA convention offers important educational advances, career networking, social events, peer engagement opportunities, and access to our AT Expo, which features the largest exhibition of athletic training products and services in the world.
Housing in now open! https://convention.nata.org/
NATA Research & Education Foundation
The NATA Foundation is now accepting Research Grant proposals for the Doctoral and Professional Research Grant Programs. Submissions are due February 15, 2024.
More information: https://www.natafoundation.org/research/grant-opportunities/
** Accepted pre-proposals are required to submit to the professional grant program.
EATA On-Demand Program Now Open:
Registration is now open for the 76th EATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium On-Demand Program. The program will run from January 15 to June 30, 2024. Register today at https://www.goeata.org/.
EATA Positions Open:
The following EATA Committee positions are now open until the end of March.
- Scholarship Committee
- Student Delegation Committee
- Research Committee
- Public Relations Committee
- History and Archives Committee
- Exhibits Committee
- Honors and Awards Committee
- Annual Conference Committee
Call for Nominations:
The EATA Executive Board is seeking nominations for President-Elect. The term of office shall begin with the first Executive Board meeting following the 2025 annual EATA members meeting. Nominations can be submitted on the EATA Nominations Page. The deadline to submit nominations is February 15th, 2024.
The President-Elect will serve on the EATA Executive Board for a total of six years as follows: President-Elect for two years, the President for two years, and the Immediate Past President for two years. The candidate for the office of the President-Elect must be selected from District 2 for this upcoming election.
All nominees MUST be NATA members, be in good standing, and have an NPI number. Please contact the EATA Nominations Committee Chair, Kevin Cullen with any questions at Kevin.firstname.lastname@example.org
2024 District 2 Award and Scholarship Winners!
Congratulations to our District Two EATA Award Winners
Pinky Newell Address- AJ Duffy III
The Presidential Award- Jennifer McKeon
Excellence in Secondary School Athletic Training Award (ESSAT) - Eric A. Schwartz
49 Club Inductees - Linda Fabrizio Mazzoli
Congratulations to our District Two EATA Scholarship Award Winners
Rachael Oats Memorial Scholarship Award– Jordyn Heckler, Rowan University
Wes Jordan Scholarship Award- Sarah Philip, West Chester University
D2 Joseph Abraham Scholarship Award– Keely Arndt, East Stroudsburg University
D2 Charlie Thompson Scholarship Award– Samantha O’Neil, Lebanon Valley College
D2 Kent Scriber Scholarship Award - Olivia Morea, King’s College
D2 Paula Turocy Scholarship Award– Ashley Anders, Alvernia University