Indiana AHPERD
Awards

2017 Awards Banquet: November 2, 2017 - Wyndham Indianapolis West (6pm)
2018 Applications due:   April 1, 2018

2017 Award Recipients

Congratulations! (press release)

Health Educator of the Year
 
Cassie Brooks

Brownsburg Middle Schools

Secondary Teacher of the Year
 
Kalie Carlisle McKinley

Assumption High School

Middle School Teacher of the Year
 
Jill Berry

HSE Junior High / Intermediate School

Elementary Teacher of the Year
 
Andrea Bornino

Glen Acres & Vinton Elementary School

Adapted Teacher of the Year
 
Todd Krebs

RISE Learning Center/Southside Special Services of Marion County

Young Professional Award
 
Melanie DeGrandchamp Busch

North Side High School

Leadership Award                  
 
David Anspaugh

Trine University

Outstanding Student Award
 
Jared Bourff

Manchester University

Special Contributor Award
 
Mike Prior

Indianapolis Colts

Pathfinder Award                  
 
Patricia L. Marcum

University of Southern Indiana

Honor Award                            
 
Kim Hurley

Ball State University

Legacy Award                           
 
Becky Hull

Anderson University

Recreation/Leisure Educator of the Year
 
Thomas Means

Indiana University

Dance Educator of the Year
 
Diana Jones

Anderson University

Ruth Abernathy Scholarship
 
Svea Nelson

Purdue University

Award Categories

Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year

An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical education in kindergarten through sixth grades.

Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical education in sixth through eighth grades.

Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year

An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical education in ninth through twelfth grades.

Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical activity to individuals with disabilities.

Health Education Teacher of the Year

An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students health education in kindergarten through twelfth grades.

Dance Educator
of the Year

An individual who has major responsibility for teaching students dance in kindergarten through twelfth grades.

Honor Award

An INAHPERD member who is clearly outstanding in his/her profession with long and distinguished service.

Leadership Award

An individual who has demonstrated significant leadership with prestige, honor, and dignity.

Legacy Award

A person who have given long and distinguished service to the Association leaving a legacy or benchmark.

Outstanding Student

An undergraduate student who has displayed distinctive leadership and meritorious service to his or her profession.

Young Professional

A younger member of the Indiana AHPERD who has demonstrated outstanding potential in teaching, scholarship, and service. .

Special Contribution

An individual who is outside of health, physical education, recreation, dance, but who has contributed significantly to the general purposes of the Association.

Sport Management Educator of the Year

A means through which INAHPERD recognizes the work of an individual who exhibits excellence in sport management education at the college/university level.

Recreation/Leisure Educator of the Year

A means through which INAHPERD recognizes the work of an individual who exhibits outstanding leadership in the recreation profession or as an leisure educator at the college/university level.

Pathfinder

The Pathfinder Award was established to honor a member who has and/or continues to advocate, recruit, and enhance opportunities for girls and women in sport and sport leadership.