ASDA Chapter Takes Home the Gold

Posted on: Friday, 03/03/2017

ASDA Chapter Winners

Photo credit: Caught in the Moment Photography 

On February 22-25, the American Student Dental Association held their Annual Session, where over 24,000 dental students from all across the country met in Orlando. This was a wonderful year for UCLA ASDA, with so much to be proud of. UCLA has one of the strongest chapters in the country and its due in large part to the hard work of the students. In recognition of the chapter’s achievements this past year, they were honored with 3 Gold Crown Awards. In addition, the following individuals should be recognized:

Congratulations to the past National & District Leaders on their exemplary service this past year:

  • Sharlene Cam (’18): Electronic Editor for the National ASDA Editorial Board. 

  • Anthony Chen (’19): Video Blog Subcommittee

  • Walter Fuentes (’19): District 11 Legislative Liaison

  • Chantelle Ghiam (’18): District 11 Member-at-Large

  • Hawa Chopan (’19): Fundraising & Sponsorship Committee

  • Sachi Mehrotra (’19): District Planning Committee Pre-dental Chair

  • Mana Naiem (’19): Fundraising & Sponsorship Committee

  • Sogole Tabatabaiepur (’19): District Planning Committee Outreach Chair

Chapter Achievement Awards:

  • Outstanding Membership & Communications

  • Quality of Newsletter Information- Editors Nicole Lee (’19) & Daniel Lee (’19) and the incredible Diastema Team

  • Website Design & Usability - Richard Che (’19) and the Marketing & Media Department

Lastly, congratulations to the new National and District Leaders for the upcoming 2017 year: 

  • Anthony Chen (’19): District 11 Video Production Manager

  • Walter Fuentes (’19): Districts 10 & 11 Legislative Coordinator 

  • Eddie Bennett (’20): District 11 Legislative Liaison