Health. Moves. Minds.

Awards

Awards

Congratulations 2021 Award Recipients

Elementary Teacher of the Year

Kristy Cobbs

Cedar Canyon Elementary School

Middle School Teacher of the Year   

Stephen Imel II

Perry Meridian Middle School

Health Educator of the Year

Lindsay Carl

Herron High School

Special Contributor Award

Jacob Kuckartz

Prairie Crossing Elementary School

Legacy Award         

Ed Shilling

Posthumously

Leadership Award

Meg Hite

Hamilton Heights Elementary School

Young Professional Award

Alyssa Jackson

Wellness Educator, Eagle Elementary, Zionsville Schools

Outstanding Student Award

Allison Eavey

Purdue University

Description of Awards

Timeline for 2021 Awards

Nominations / Application accepted until April 1, 2021

Recipients notified by June 1, 2021

Awards announced by September 1, 2021

Recipients recognized on November 8, 2021

 

Award Description Past Recipients

 

Adapted Physical Education

Teacher of the Year An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical activity to individuals with disabilities. View


Dance Educator of the Year

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


Elementary Physical Education

Teacher of the Year An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical education in kindergarten through sixth grades. View


Health Education

Teacher of the Year An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students health education in kindergarten through twelfth grades. View


Honor Award

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


Leadership Award

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


Legacy Award

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


Middle School Physical Education

Teacher of the Year An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical education in sixth through eighth grades. View


Outstanding Student Award

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


Pathfinder Award

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. View


Recreation/Leisure

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


Secondary Physical Education

Teacher of the Year An individual whose primary responsibility is teaching students physical education in ninth through twelfth grades. View


Special Contributor Award

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


Young Professional

Award A younger member of the Association who has demonstrated outstanding potential in teaching, scholarship, and service. View