SHAPE SD Announces 2016 Teacher Award Winners

Six individuals were recognized for outstanding teaching in health and physical education at the SHAPE South Dakota Convention held October 26-28, 2016 in Deadwood. The honorees include:

Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Nikki Heinz – Yankton School District

Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Stacy Anderson – Madison School District

Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Vonda Bjorklund – Brookings School District

Health Education Teacher of the Year

Patty Jorgenson – Brookings School District

New Professional of the Year

Kim Kuefler – St. Francis Indian School

Honor Award

Dr. Patty Hacker – South Dakota State University

SHAPE SD (Society for Health And Physical Educators of South Dakota) is a group of professionals collaborating to combat the obesity crisis by increasing lifelong physical activity and promoting healthy living.