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HONOR AWARDS

Ray O. Duncan Award

  • The candidate for this award may be a non-professional and / or a non-member of WVAHPERD

  • If the candidate is a member of WVAHPERD, he / she must be a recipient of the Honor Award

  • Candidates must have rendered exemplary service to the Association and the profession over a period of 5 years.

Honor Award

  • The candidate must be a member of WVAHPERD for at least (3) years & a current member.

  • The candidate must have rendered honorary service to the Association.

The Young Professional Award

  • The candidate must be an active WVAHPERD member.

  • The candidate is a professional who has been in the profession for less than 15 years regardless of the age of the individual.

  • The candidate must show evidence of scholarship, service to the profession (particularly WVAHPERD), and to teaching in the areas of HPERD.

The Bea N. Orr Student Award

  • The candidate must be a member of WVHPERD and must be recommended by their College or University.

  • The candidate should have outstanding achievement and service in the areas of HPERD.

The Scholar Award

  • The candidate shall have maintained membership for a minimum of (5) years as a member of WVHPERD and SHAPE America.

  • The candidate shall display scholarly activity, service and commitment to the profession.

The Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship Award

  • The candidate shall have performed with distinction as a member at his/her undergraduate institution with priory given to the student's course work, extracurricular activities, commitment to the profession and promise for success in such a career.

The Recreation & Leisure Leadership Award

  • The candidate shall be a current member of WVAHPERD

  • The candidate shall be a person who has exhibited outstanding and creative leadership in the recreation profession or as an innovative leisure educator at the college / university level.

  • The candidate shall be involved in recreation leadership as illustrated by having delivered presentations, workshops, and conferences or written publications in the various areas of recreation / leisure.

The Dana Brooks Mentorship Award

  • The candidate shall be a current member of WVAHPERD

  • The candidate shall be a person who is a professional in Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

  • The candidate shall demonstrate excellence while serving as a mentor to: other professionals, students or others in fields that promote active healthy lifestyles.