Congratulations to all Past Award Winners
"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot
The 2021 National Rehabilitation Association Awards
Roger Carter Award of Excellence for a Large Employer : Presented to The University of Arkansas for Medical Services.
Award for Small Employer Award: Maumelle Center on the Lake of Arkansas
Bell Greve Memorial Award : Presented to Chelsea Nguyen of Texas.
Sylvia Walker National Multicultural Award : Presented to Dr. DeAnna Henderson of Ohio.
Yvonne Johnson National Leadership Award : Presented to Eleanor Williams of Virginia.
Max T. Prince Meritorious Service Award : Presented to Robert D. Cox of Texas and John Hollender of California.
E.B. Whitten Silver Medallion Award : Presented to Dr. Michael Leahy of Michigan and The Family of Jim Rothrock (posthumous) of Virginia.
Dr. DeAnna Henderson (2020) and Dr. Rebecca Sametz (2021) were recognized with the President’s Award for their service to the National Rehabilitation Association.
Dr. Ellen Fabian, NRA Editor’s Research Choice Award
Pizza Ranch, Employer of the Year – Small Business
Enterprise Holdings, Employer of the Year – Large Business
CASS Incorporated, NRA Organizational Award
Minnesota Rehabilitation Association, NRA Chapter of the Year
Rick Sizemore, Belle Greve Memorial Award
Marilyn Padgett, NRA Max T. Prince Meritorious Service Award
Ellen Sokolowski, Yvonne Johnson National Leadership Award.
2016 Award Recipients
Michael Shahnasarian, Ph.D., Excellence in Media
Dr. Glenn Fujiara, Editor's Choice Award
Mr. Devin O'Connor, Belle Greve Award
The GROW GROUP, Organizational Award
Sharon Brown, Ph.D., Sylvia Walker Award
Maryland Rehabilitation Association, Chapter of the Year
Musee Bath, Small Employer of the Year
Plastic Professionals, a subsidiary of Owner Revolution, Large Employer of the Year
Kim Nortz, Max T Prince Award
Pat Bienfang, The Yvonne Johnson Leadership Award
Dianne DeGroot, Yvonne Johnson Award
Dr. Terrie Hylton, Max T. Prince Award
Dr. Jennelle Pitt, Sylvia Walker Award
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services, Organizational Award
Tiffany Yu, Belle Greve Award
Playhouse Square, Excellence in Media Award
Virginia Rehabilitation Association, Chapter of the Year
Dr Linda Barrington, Dr. Susanne Marie Bruyere, Dr. Marjorie Olney, Editor's Choice Award