Southern District Ethnic Minority Award

The Ethnic Minority Award honors a person who has made meaningful contributions in support of ethnic minorities in Southern District.   

  • Current member of SHAPE America having held membership for at least five years;
  • Demonstrated professional service in K-12, college/university or community programs in health, physical education, sport and leisure, and dance for a minimum of five years prior to nomination;
  • Evidence of successful service in any two of the three following categories:
    • Record of increasing the involvement of ethnic minorities in Southern District;
    • Record of increasing communication with greater numbers of Southern District members who are ethnic minorities;
    • Record of extending meaningful professional service to the Southern District ethnic minority membership.   

Deadline for Nominations: September 15   

Send name and address of nominee to Karen Dowd at