VOTA is Virginia's leading organization for occupational therapy practitioners and students. VOTA is committed to advocating for and further developing the profession of occupational therapy in our state.

PAST STUDENT AWARD WINNERS


2021
OT Award winner: Eva Paucar-Quispe, Shenandoah and Becca Tallman, Radford
Centennial OT winner: Susie Glymph, Radford
Barbara Howard winner: Tracy Caldwell, JMU
OTA Award winner: Rashida Idris, Northern Virginia Community College


2020 
OT Award winner: Cara Harmann, VCU
Centennial OT winner: Molly Gupta, VCU
Barbara Howard winner: Kaitlyn Apple, Mary Baldwin
OTA Award winner: Rashida Idris, Northern Virginia Community College
Bernadette O'Donoghue Memorial Award Winner - Jaclyn Colton, Tidewater Community College


2019 
OT Award winner: Kayla Swringen, VCU
Centennial OT winner: Katie Penn, VCU
Barbara Howard winner: Blair Jones, Radford
OTA Award winner: Kelli King, Tidewater Community College


2018
OT Award winner: Charis Okada, James Madison University
Centennial OT winner: Kelli Landreth, Emery and Henry
Barbara Howard winner: Carly Tillage, Mary Baldwin
OTA Award winner: Laura Feildina, Tidewater Community College


2017
OT award winner: Christie Briskey, James Madison University
Inaugural Centennial OT Award: Makenzie McDonald, Virginia Commonwealth University
Barbara Howard winner: Laurie Seril, Northern VA Community College
OTA award winner: Heather Nielsen, Northern VA Community College


2016

OT award winner: Sarah Matthew, Radford University
OTA award winner: Kara Fox, Tidewater Community College
Barbara Howard winner: Jamie Guzman, Shenandoah University


2015

OT award winner: Corrine Sharp, Virginia Commonwealth University
OTA award winner: Tatsiana Kacheuskaya, Tidewater Community College
Barbara Howard winner: Courtney Halsey, Mary Baldwin University


2014 Records for winners not found


2013 *Records indicated names but not schools
OT award winner: Robin Unso
OTA award winner: Xiomara Guerra
Barbara Howard winner: Kayla Saby


2012

OT award winner: Emily Belyer, Virginia Commonwealth University
OTA award winner: Ipek Muessmeyer , Tidewater Community College
Barbara Howard winner: Rebecca Johnson, Radford University


2011

OT award winner: Sarah DiDimenico, James Madison University
OTA award winner: Denis Smeriaki, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Barbara Howard winner: Courtney English, Virginia Commonwealth University


2010

OT award winner: Cutting Polakiewiez, Virginia Commonwealth University
OTA award winner: Sandra James, Tidewater Community College
Barbara Howard winner: Tara Brown, Radford University

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