Margie R. Hanson Elementary Physical Education Distinguished Service Award
The Margie Hanson Distinguished Service Award is awarded for service and
educational contributions to physical education in the early childhood
or elementary levels.
The recipient shall:
- Currently be a member of SHAPE America and shall have held such membership for at least three (3) years.
- Have had a successful career over a period of 20 or more years.
- Demonstrate service to physical education for early childhood or elementary level.
- Provide leadership at local, state, and national levels.
- Make educational contributions of national significance in physical education for young children.
Margie R. Hanson
Margie R. Hanson was the Executive Director
for the National Dance Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance for more than 30 years. She
was nationally and internationally recognized for her leadership in
physical education and dance for children.