Midwest District
Awards Committee Chair

    Dr. Mary La Vine
    Program Coordinator
    Health and Physical Education Teacher Education
    Youngstown State University

    mlavine@ysu.edu

    (330) 941-1907 (office)

Midwest District Awards

All Midwest District members are welcome to nominate deserving individuals for the awards listed below.

Application Deadline: September 15

    • Download nomination forms
    • 2017 award recipients

    • Midwest 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. Learn more...

      Midwest District Awards

      Honor Award
      Bestowed on an individual who is clearly outstanding in his/her profession with long and distinguished service to health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport. Learn more...

      Meritorious Service Award
      Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated distinguished service to health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport. Recipients are persons of personal integrity who exemplify the spirit of devoted service to the profession. Learn more...

      Scholar Program
      Recognizes an individual with an outstanding record of scholarly publications and presentations and active service to health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport. Learn more...

      Young Professional Award
      Recognizes a younger member of SHAPE America who has demonstrated outstanding potential in teaching, scholarship, and service. The recipient shall have demonstrated a quality of performance that, if continued, indicates that he/she will develop into a distinguished member of the profession. Learn more...

      Outstanding Student Award
      Recognizes an undergraduate student who has displayed distinctive leadership and meritorious service to his/her profession of health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport. Learn more...

      Recreation Professional/Leisure Educator of the Year Award
      Recognizes the work of an individual who exhibits outstanding and creative leadership in the recreation profession or as an innovative leisure educator at the college/university level. Learn more...

      Midwest Association for College and University Physical Education (MACUPE) Scholar/Lecture Award
      Recognizes a female member who has demonstrated distinguished service to health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport. Learn more...