Recognition & Awards

 

MNSHAPE presents awards in several categories at the Fall Conference, including both Minnesota Awards and National Awards. The MNSHAPE Recognition Committee requests that each MNSHAPE member have input into the selection of our award recipients.

Nominees must be MNSHAPE members, may not be a previous recipient of the award, and must have given outstanding services or contributions in their field of teaching or supervision.

If you know anyone who is deserving of special recognition, please take a few minutes to complete the google nomination form or download a hard copy of the form and send it to Megan McCollom postmarked by May 1st. You may nominate yourself for an award.

Megan McCollom
10224 Nicollet Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420
[email protected]

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 Keller 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 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 the outstanding services and contributions given by an elementary, secondary, higher education, or other professional worker in the developmental adapted physical education profession as exemplified by George Hanson.

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

Aquatics
Honor and recognize outstanding service and contributions in aquatics.

Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in adapted physical education by a Minnesota elementary school teacher.

Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in elementary school education by a Minnesota elementary school teacher.

Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in middle school physical education by a Minnesota middle school teacher.

Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in secondary school physical education by a Minnesota secondary school teacher.

Health Education Professional of the Year
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in health education by a Minnesota health education teacher.

Dance Educator of the Year
Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in dance education by a Minnesota dance education teacher (not as a subject within a Physical Education program).

Health and Fitness Advocacy Award
Honor and recognize outstanding services and contributions in the promotion of health, physical education, recreation and dance by an individual or organization outside the teaching profession.

MNSHAPE Awards Google Form
MNSHAPE Awards Nomination Form