Southern New England AALAS


SNEAALAS Awards are presented annually at the year-end banquet. Due to the challenging situation presented by the COVID-19 crisis, 2021's SNEAALAS awards may be presented vitually, at a time to be announced. Nominations may be submitted any time throughout the year. All nominations should be emailed to Megan Mooney at

Instructions and criteria for the 2021 nominations are listed below:

  • Nominee(s) must be a SNEAALAS member in good standing (you can nominate yourself or your team!)
  • The same individual or team may be nominated in more than one category
  • Complete the form with requested information, choose a category and check off corresponding criteria
  • Write at least a paragraph of why the nominee is deserving of the award, be sure to include specific examples that support the nomination. Individuals do not need to meet all the criteria but list the ones that they do meet.
  • All award nominations are due by To be announced

2021 Award Categories

Essential Animal Hero

*3 individuals will be awarded from this category

  • Essential Staff supporting animal care/welfare/research during the Covid-19 pandemic

Team Excellence


  • Any individual or team that has enhanced or promoted teamwork within their department or organization during the Covid-19 pandemic

Innovative Solution


  • Any individual or team that has used creativity and innovation to bring positive change during the Covid-19 pandemic

Outstanding Mentorship

In honor of Cammie Symonowicz

  • Any individual or team that has demonstrated outstanding mentorship including aspects of leadership, animal welfare, or training

SNEAALAS 2021 Awards Nomination Form:

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All nominations should be emailed to Megan Mooney at

View 2020 Award Winners

Southern New England American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, PO Box 1091, Groton, CT 06340

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