Background: NC SHAPE's highest award is given to persons of high moral character and personal integrity who by their leadership and industry have made outstanding and noteworthy contributions to the advancement of NC SHAPE's allied fields of adapted physical education, athletics, health education, physical education, dance, and sport management.
Qualifications for the Honor Award
Candidates shall be members of NC SHAPE.
Former members who have retired from professional work may be exempted from this requirement.
Candidates shall have served professionally in school, college, or community programs for at least 10 years before nomination.
Candidates shall be persons of high moral character and personal integrity who have made outstanding and noteworthy contributions to NC SHAPE's allied fields by their leadership and industry.
Candidates shall be at least 40 years of age and possess at least a Master's degree or be a National Board Certified Teacher. A unanimous vote of the committee may waive these qualifications.
To indicate leadership or meritorious contributions, the candidates should present evidence of successful experiences in any five or more categories of service from the following three divisions:
Division I - Officers
A member of the Executive Board of NC SHAPE
President of the NC SHAPE
Officer of an Association in NC SHAPE
Division II - Committee Work
Chairperson of a committee of NC SHAPE
Committee work over three years or more with local, state, district, or national organizations in adapted physical education, athletics, health education, physical education, dance, and sport management.
Division III - Speeches, Writing, and Research
Significant addresses before educational groups, conventions, assemblies, and such other meetings held in the interest and promotion of NC SHAPE's allied fields
Systematic research that has helped to advance the profession
Author or co-author of one or more books on NC SHAPE's allied fields
Author of articles accepted and published by magazines of national scope or brought out in monograph form
Articles for handbooks, newspapers, magazines, not covered above
An outstanding, original contribution to the profession which has affected its philosophy or practices, not included above
Nominator Responsibilities: The nominator is responsible for collecting and uploading all application materials before the submission deadline.
Nominee Responsibilities: The nominee is responsible for keeping their NC SHAPE membership current and preparing a 1 page curriculum vita highlighting their leadership or meritorious contributions in the three divisions listed above. The nominee must get the application materials to the nominator in time to meet the submission deadline.
Verify NC SHAPE Membership: The nominator should ask the intended individual if they are an NC SHAPE member before nominating the individual. The nominator should inform the nominee that they must be a member when receiving this award at the Annual State Convention.
Upload: Curriculum Vita: The nominee shall a prepare a 1 page curriculum vita highlighting their leadership or meritorious contributions in the three divisions listed above.
Please fill out the nomination form completely.
When submitting award forms please:
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NCAAHPERD-SM is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, and dance professionals whose mission is "To provide advocacy, professional development, and unity for health, physical education, recreation, dance, and athletics professionals and students in order to enhance and promote the health of North Carolinians. Our vision is to be the leading organization promoting and supporting a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina."