Award Resources


Awards Committee Chair

    Dr. Marilyn Buck
    Associate Provost/Dean
    AD 326
    Ball State University Muncie, IN 47306

    (765) 285-3716 (office)
    (765) 285-2055 (fax)

Midwest District Awards

2016 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. More...