SHAPE America Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops for Heart Recognition Awards

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." –John Quincy Adams

 jschoolpicJody Miller, a certified director of physical activity, is a physical education teacher at St. George Elementary School in Saint George, KS. She has been a physical education teacher for 23 years and has coordinated Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) and Hoops For Heart (HFH) annually for the past 22 years. Jody has raised more than $162,000 hosting JRFH and HFH events in her tenure. For the past 22 years, she has also coached junior high and high school track, cross country, volleyball, and basketball. To learn more read the full press release.

We are proud to award Jody Miller the 2016 SHAPE America Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart Recognition Award!

Liz GBLiz Giles-Brown is a physical education teacher currently teaching at two small community elementary schools in Maine: South Bristol Elementary School and Southport Central School. She has been teaching physical education since 1987and has been coordinating JRFH events for the past 20 years.

Liz is a JRFH and circus-arts enthusiast. She has coached a traveling JRFH demonstration team in South Bristol since 1996 and has led an after-school, multi-generational circus arts program since 2006. In Southport, she combined JRFH and circus arts to run an after-school Jump & Juggle program for students in grades 3-6. To learn more read the full press release. 

We are proud to award Liz Giles-Brown the 2016 SHAPE America Jump Rope For Heart Recognition Award!