Veterinary Technician of the Year Award

The MVTA Veterinary Technician of the year Award was created to honor, recognize and encourage outstanding service in the veterinary technician profession.  This honor will be awarded annually to one technician within the state who exemplifies professionalism, expertise, and compassion in our field. This individual has shown outstanding leadership, dedication to animal welfare, and has gone above and beyond the call of duty in the veterinary technician profession.

The award will consist of an award plaque presented at the annual MVTA conference and complementary MVTA membership the next membership year. All nominations will be reviewed by the MVTA board and remain confidential. The award recipient will receive a copy of his/her letters of nomination and the letters may be published in the MVTA Newsletter.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Veterinary Technician licensed in the state of Missouri.

  • Active member in good standing with the MVTA

  • The nominee cannot be a current MVTA executive member.

  • Nominees will be considered based on:

    • State and local animal care activities, community service

    • Contributions to technician advancement

    • Published materials, project presentations, and special achievements

    • Leadership positions held

Nominations forms must be submitted along with the following minimum requirements.

  • One letter of recommendation from a RVT.

  • One letter of recommendation from a DVM.

Only nominations that have followed and met the above criteria will be considered. Completed nominations must be received by December 31st of each calendar year.

For a copy of the  nomination form Click HERE.