Winners of the 2nd Annual Gold Crown Awards!

Last night the attendees of ASDA’s Annual Session gathered to recognize chapter and individual achievements over this past year. This was the second annual Gold Crown Awards ceremony and nearly 500 attendees were present for their chance to walk the red carpet. Following is a list of this year’s winner!

Media Awards

Best Newsletter in Competition – San Francisco
Most Improved Newsletter – Oklahoma
Quality of Newsletter Information – Virginia
Newsletter Design & Layout – Tennessee
Best Website in Competition – Oklahoma
Quality of Website Information – Arizona
Website Design & Usability – Columbia
Excellence in Social Media – Oklahoma
Best ASDA News Article – “Why redheads don’t like dental students” by Brandon Syme, Marquette ’12
Best Mouth Article – “Navigating predental forums” by Katie Sleeper, predental member

Chapter Achievements

Ideal ASDA Chapter – Minnesota
Rookie Chapter of the Year – Western
Most Improved Chapter – Detroit Mercy
Outstanding Membership & Communications – Oklahoma
Outstanding Fundraising – Buffalo
Outstanding Activities – Los Angeles
Outstanding Involvement in Organized Dentistry – Ohio
Outstanding Predental Involvement – Virginia
Outstanding Ethical Awareness – Arizona
Most Creative Presentation – Ohio
Auto-enrollment Implementation – North Carolina
Largest Membership Market Share – Nebraska
ASDA/Crest Oral-B Community Dentistry Awards – Arizona; Los Angeles; Boston
Predental Recruitment Incentive – Ohio; Los Angeles; Virginia

Delegates of the Year

National – Brandon Berman, Howard (District 3)
District 1 – Christina Shaw, Connecticut
District 2 – Keren Etzion, Stony Brook
District 4 – Leslie Treherne-Fayton, Meharry
District 5 – Gordon Roswell Isbell, Alabama
District 6 – Andrew Hansen, Ohio
District 7 – Jennifer Neese, Indiana
District 8 – Kirby Johnson, Minnesota
District 9 – Wade Barker, Baylor
District 10 – Erin Anderson, Las Vegas
District 11 – Chris Dudzik, Western


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Comments (10)

  1. Colleen Greene

    These winners look so wonderful and I congratulate all their efforts! Can we get some hyperlinks in here for ease of stalking their efforts? 🙂 Looking forward to reading/browsing their award winning work.

    • Kim Schneider

      We’ll hyperlink all the winners on–where they’ll live for the next year. Stay tuned!

  2. ASDA

    Do you have to use Crest products to qualify for the Community Dentistry Awards? If so, how do you get them?

    • Kim Schneider

      Hi there. The rules and judging criteria for the Community Dentistry Awards can be found here: Your chapter must submit an intention form and you’ll be connected with a Crest representative who will give your chapter $100 worth of supplies. Good luck and thanks for your interest!

    • Kim Schneider

      I love that photo 🙂 Be prepared to see more of it around ASDA pubs…

  3. ASDA

    Hi Kim,

    Where can you find the intention form on the link you provided above? Thanks!

    • Kim Schneider

      There will be a call for proposals/intention forms this summer–expect something around July 1! Thanks again for your interest.

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