LAS VEGAS — Kaitlin Smith, community manager for Two Structures Homes in Oklahoma City, was named Rookie Sales Person of the Year in the Nationals new homes sales and marketing Gold Awards presented by the National Association of Home Builders' National Sales and Marketing Council. The award was presented recently during the National Builders Show. "Kaitlin's success is her drive to succeed and her willingness to study and 'perform' her sales training," the council said. "She has a talent to study what she needs to do and perform what she has studied. She improves on her process and it shows in her videoshops. She has sold two homes on a customer's first visit. She really believes she is going to sell a home when she meets with potential customers." The Nationals salutes and honors the best in the building industry for their determination, integrity, creativity and endurance. Gold Award Winners are the top vote recipients in each category and emerged from the Silver Award Winners, the finalists for the Gold Award. The Nationals is co-sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. "The Nationals are the most prestigious awards of their kind, setting the benchmark for innovations in new home design, marketing and sales," said Christy Beck, chairman of the Nationals. "(The National Association of Home Builders') commitment to recognizing originality, imagination and success has been exemplified by its award winners since the competition's inception.