Student Sputum Bowl Judge

 Published: October 12, 2023

By: Mara Gillispie


2017 Sputum Bowl Student Winners

We invite you to embark on an exciting journey by volunteering as a Student Sputum Bowl Judge and play an instrumental role in rekindling our cherished annual Congress tradition. For over four decades, the Sputum Bowl competition has stood as the very heart of healthcare education, fostering an environment of spirited camaraderie and intellectual challenge, as teams from across the nation gather to test their knowledge, skills, and teamwork.

Though the ongoing pandemic temporarily pressed pause on this beloved tradition, you now have the incredible opportunity to be the driving force behind its triumphant return. By stepping up as a judge, you can contribute to shaping the future of this time-honored event, reigniting the spark that has ignited the passions of countless healthcare professionals.

Participating in this endeavor is not merely about reinstating a beloved competition; it’s about celebrating the remarkable growth of our Student Division. As we continue to expand and evolve, your involvement will be a vital part of our progress and success. By joining us, you’ll help pave the way for students to come, ensuring that they have the same chance to engage, learn, and thrive.

This is more than just a volunteer opportunity; it’s a chance to be part of something truly extraordinary, a tradition that has touched the lives of countless individuals in the healthcare field. It’s an opportunity to contribute to the legacy, making your mark in the history of healthcare education. So, seize this moment to reignite the spirit, celebrate our growth, and play a pivotal role in sustaining a tradition that defines excellence in our community.


If you want to be a Student Sputum Bowl Judge Contact Sherry Whiteman at

Email with questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you.

Mara Gillispie

Mara Gillispie is the Content Manager for the AARC where she creates engaging content for the association via the AARC website, newsletters, and videos. Connect with her about potential stories by email, website, or LinkedIn. When she’s not working, you can find her hanging out with her dog Kya, playing softball or volleyball, watching friends, and attending Dallas sports events.

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