Lou Keller Award
Honor and recognize outstanding services and contributions given by a college or university professor or other professional worker (public school teachers exempted) in the fields of health, physical education, recreation, or dance as exemplified by Dr. Lou Kellar, former professor at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.

Paul Schmidt Award
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions given by an elementary or secondary teacher or supervisor in the fields of health, physical education, recreation, or dance as exemplified by Paul F. Schmidt, supervisor of elementary physical education and recreation, Rochester Public Schools.

Carl Knutson School Health Education Award
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions to school health education given by a Minnesota health educator as exemplified by Dr. Carl Knutson, supervisor of health, physical education, and safety with the Minnesota Department of Education.

George Hanson Developmental Adapted Physical Education Award
Honor and recognize outstanding services and contributions given by an elementary, secondary, higher education, or other professional worker in developmental adapted physical education profession as exemplified by George Hanson.

Carolyne "Dolly" Strumbel Distinguished Service Award
Honor and recognize the significant contributions professional retirees have made to MNSHAPE for at least 10 years.


Aquatics
Honor and recognize outstanding services and contributions in aquatics.


Health and Fitness Advocacy Award

In recognition of outstanding contributions in the promotion of health, physical education, recreation and dance by an individual or organization outside the teaching profession.

SHAPE Teacher of the Year Awards
Sponsored awards by SHAPE are given to members of MNSHAPE and SHAPE America who demonstrate exemplary teaching abilities of respective grade levels and disciplines: Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Dance Teacher of the Year, and Health Teacher of the Year.