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FWATA 2023 Awards Banquet

On July 13, 2023 District 8 “Far West Athletic Trainers Association” recognized their Honors and Awards winners during the Awards Banquet at the beautiful Hilton Waikoloa Village.     This special occasion began with an inspirational Oli (Hawaiian Chant to open and bless the event). NATA President Karen Dieringer gave opening remarks before everyone enjoyed an Island Flare buffet.   After dinner FWATA Hall of Fame members in attendance and 50 year member, Jerry…

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AMCS 2023 – Aloha FWATA!!

What a great week in Kona, HI … learning labs, lectures, awards banquet, Free Communication posters, ulu maika competition … not to mention great food, weather, and beautiful scenery! Thank you to everyone that attended AMCS; special thanks to the many honored guests, non-D8 attendees, and the FWATA AMCS Commission – another greAT experience in the books!!    

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2023 FWATA Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2023 FWATA Award Winners! These individuals exemplify the service to our district and advancement of the profession that all can follow. It is with great pleasure to announce our awardees: Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Awardee Lyn Nakagawa MS, ATC, CSCS “Lyn’s accomplishments as an athletic trainer are evident in her leadership and committee roles. She supports and boosts others to reach their goals while remaining humble. Lyn…

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FWATA 2023 AMCS Change of Venue

FWATA Members and Guests, Due to circumstances out of our control, the 2023 Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium will not be hosted by the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa. The meeting has been moved to the Hilton Waikoloa Village (25-30 minutes north of Kona International Airport). The dates of the meeting will remain the same, July 11-15, 2023. We understand this will affect a number…

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FWATA 2022 Scholarship Winners

The FWATA Scholarships Committee would like to congratulate and announce the 2022 District 8 Scholarship recipients: FULL NAME AT PROGRAM 2021 FWATA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Morgan Freeman California State University, Fullerton Bill Chambers Scholarship Corentin Touya California State University Fullerton CATA Scholarship Kimberly Cebulski California State University Fullerton Daniel D. Arnheim Scholarship Stephanie Saavedra California Baptist University Jerry Lloyd Memorial Scholarship Jason Da Silva University of La Verne  Scott Sailor Scholarship…

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FWATA 2021 Scholarship Winners

The FWATA Scholarships Committee would like to congratulate and announce the 2021 District 8 Scholarship recipients: FULL NAME AT PROGRAM 2021 FWATA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Kevin Bravo California State University, San Diego Bill Chambers Scholarship Jonathan Dickey Azusa Pacific University Daniel D. Arnheim Scholarship Fabio Villa-Arroyo University of Nevada, Las Vegas Felix Rivera Memorial Scholarship Thuy (Billy) Tran California State University, Long Beach  Scott Sailor Scholarship Abigail Abiva California State University,…

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NATA Foundation Virtual 5K

2020 has definitely been a “different year”!   Due to the pandemic and in-person events being cancelled, we haven’t had the opportunity to celebrate the athletic training profession all together in person. However – we can still celebrate the AT profession together…………virtually. Please join athletic trainers, family and friends of the AT profession for the NATA Research & Education Foundation’s first ever “virtual” 5K.  Whether you are an elite runner, one that…

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FWATA Treasurer Elections

FWATA Voting Members, Our election ballot for FWATA Treasurer is now open. We have three outstanding candidates who have volunteered for this managing board position. Per our FWATA constitution and bylaws, the Treasurer will be selected by FWATA members with voting rights. Please be aware that this election ballot will only be available for the month of September and will close on September 30th at 11:59pm (Hawaii Standard Time). Voting…

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District 8 NATA Award Winners

Congrats to the District 8 recipients of NATA Awards this year!! While the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo will be virtual this year, we can’t wait to recognize our valued D8 members and celebrate with them! 2020 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award: Carolyn Peters MA, ATC, CSCS The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy, and distinguished professional…

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