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Professional Achievement Award in Kinesiology


Established in 2019, the Professional Achievement Award in Kinesiology is an honor given to an alumnus from Missouri Southern who is making significant contributions in the field of Health Promotion and Wellness. This award is recognized by the College of Education.


Candidates are nominated for the Professional Achievement Award in Kinesiology by alumni, friends of the University, and faculty and staff of MSSU. Information is gathered from many different sources. The Awards Committee, comprised of faculty members of the Department of Kinesiology, will meet to review all nominations and make the selection.


Persons nominated for this award can be any Kinesiology alumnus from Joplin Junior College, Missouri Southern State College, or Missouri Southern State University, with the exception of any paid MSSU staff member, and must be currently working in an area in which kinesiology is applicable (e.g., health promotion, OT/OTA, PT/PTA, Athletic Training/Sports Medicine, Chiropractic, community/public/population health, corporate/community/hospital wellness, sport and fitness management). The nominee will have made significant contributions in their chosen profession, discipline, or community, and/or demonstrated leadership in their chosen profession, discipline, or community and/or made distinguished achievements in research/scholarship in academic or non-academic settings.

Please submit the nomination form by April 2, 2020.

Nomination Form