Spring, 2015

Here is a list of all our winners for the weekend:

  • Quiz Bowl General – The “Sound Decisions” from South Piedmont Community College- Megan Wyatt, Kelly Byrum, and Brittany Davis
  • Quiz Bowl Echo – The Heart Attackers from Pitt Community College-Zack Bullock, Tammy Wetherington, and Bonnie Murphy
  • Scientific Exhibit General/OB Winner
    • First Place – Are You One of the 80%?-Virginia Wallace, Johnston Community College
    • Second Place – Microbubble Technology in Ultrasound- Amanda Shafer, Johnston Community College
    • Third Place – Sonographic Findings of Osteogenisis, Samantha Coates and Alyssa Wagner, Cape Fear Community College
  • Scientific Exhibit Echo/Vascular Winner
    • First Place – Aortic Dissection, Deborah McBride, Johnston Community College
    • Second Place – Cor Pulmonale, Diane Hull, Forsyth Tech Community College
    • Third Place - Left Ventricular Assist Device- Delee Whitaker, Johnston Community College
  • 2015 Sonographer Excellence Award went to Elizabeth Allison
  • Various raffles awarded at the vendor reception:
    • Gina Shinn -$50 for Diagnostic Health Group
    • Mandy Tanner- Galaxy Tablet by Imaging Associates
    • Shan’t Philllips won a free registration to next year’s Spring symposium sponsored by the NCUS Foundation
    • 22 people won a mini massage session provided during the vendor reception
  • 50/50 raffles –
    • Friday winner was Allison Manning
    • Saturday winner was Susan Fail
  • Sponsors –
    • The Reception Sponsors were MedaPhor and CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)
    • The MSK Sessions were sponsored by Esoate
    • Silver Patrons were Philips and Zonare
    Mark your calendars on Saturday, October 17th for the Fall meeting at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. We are getting some great speakers for this meeting. The next spring meeting will be in Winston Salem at the Benton Convention Center on April 8-10, 2016. Check the website or our Facebook page for updates and registration information. 

    The NCUS is YOUR society, so become involved. We want to hear from you! Let us know about great speakers you have heard or topics you want to learn about. Tell us about what is going on in your lab. Connect with your friends and colleagues on our Facebook page. Invite a friend to join the society. We are here for you. If you or someone you know would like to be on one of our Board of Director Committees, please contact me personally and I will make sure you are connected to those members and you will have equal input to what goes on within the Society! The following is a list of committees. If you would like more information about what each committee does, contact me.

    Committees: Finance, Nominating, Membership, Education, Communications, By Laws/Policies and Procedures, Student Competitions, Web Page, Sonographer Excellence, Legislative Watch, and Symposium Committee.

    Thanks again for your continued support. I look forward to seeing you in the Fall in Chapel Hill.


Chris Mann, RDCS, RCS, FASE
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