Southern District Awards

The nomination deadline for all awards is September 15, 2019.

 


 

Southern District/National Award

SHAPE America Teacher of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding teachers in adapted physical education, dance education, health education, and physical education at both the district and national level. More...

 

District Awards

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Donna L. Dunaway Medal (The Dunaway Medal)

The Dunaway L. Medal is the highest award that SHAPE America Southern District (SD) can bestow on a member and it honors the professional life and career-long contributions to the Southern District states by Donna Lee Dunaway. In that spirit, the Dunaway Medal honors those individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions and given meritorious service to SHAPE America Southern District over a significant period. More...

Honor Award

The Honor Award is the second highest award given by the SHAPE America Southern District (SD), recognizing meritorious contributions to the fields of physical education, health education, sport and leisure, and/or dance or to the profession through such allied fields as science and education. The Honor Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the Organization and profession. More... 

Scholar Award

The Scholar Award promotes and stimulates scholarly productivity among professionals and recognizes senior level scholars who have made and continue to make significant contributions to the profession. More...

Taylor Dodson Young Professional Award

The Taylor Dodson Young Professional Award recognizes an outstanding young professional who is less than 40 years of age. More...

W. Clyde Partin Service Award

The W. Clyde Partin Service Award recognizes a non-member or organization that has made a significant contribution to the SHAPE America Southern District or states within the Southern District. More...

Andrew H. Lewis Diversity Advancement Award

The Andrew H. Lewis is presented annually to any professional member(s) of SHAPE America Southern District who has amassed a relevant and sustained leadership record of advocating for, enhancing and advancing diversity, equality, and inclusion within the fields and environments represented by this profession. More...

Outstanding Future Professional Award

The Outstanding Future Professional Award honors an outstanding future professional member of SHAPE America Southern District (SD), majoring in health, physical education, recreation, dance and/or a professionally-related field. The nominee has displayed leadership, scholarship, and service during his/her undergraduate professional preparation. More...

Recreation / Outdoor Recreation Professional of the Year Award

Recreation / Outdoor Recreation Professional of the Year Award honors distinguished professionals in the field of leisure, recreation and outdoor recreation. More...

Sport Professional of the Year Award

Sport Professional of the Year award honors outstanding leaders in the professional domain of sport. A sport professional is defined as one who conducts sport-related programming or is an administrator in the educational, private, or public sport-related domains of SHAPE America Southern District (SD). The nominees should come from those working in sport-related areas (athletic directors, coaches, athletic trainers, sport management professionals, etc.). More...

College/University Dance Educator of the Year Award

The College/University Dance Educator of the Year Award honors a professional in higher education that has a full-time appointment and has primary responsibility in the field of dance, which may include teaching and/or administration. More...

College/University Health Education Professional of the Year Award

The College/University Health Education Professional of the Year Award honors a college/university professional in health education employed within the southern district states. More...

College/University Physical Education Professional of the Year Award

The College/University Physical Education Professional of the Year Award honors a college/university professional in physical education employed within the southern district states. More...

 

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