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Health & Human Performance Majors of the Year Named at UW-RF

By Charlotte Muenzenberger
UW-RF News Bureau

DEC. 17, 2004--Four UW-River Falls seniors will be recognized as the "Major of the Year" on April 12-16 in Chicago at the national convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance National (AAHPERD).

UW-RF students who will receive the Major of the Year award are Crystal Cunningham from Lakeland, Minn.; Kurran Sagan from Elk River, Minn.; Justin Schuh from Sheboygan, Wis.; and Corey Strinmoen from Spring Grove, Minn.

The award recognizes outstanding students majoring in K-12 physical education, sports recreation and management, athletic training and health education.

UW-River Falls Health and Human Performance faculty and staff vote on nominees to send to the National Association for Sports and Physical Education (K-12 phyiscal ecducation and health and human performance studies) and to the American Association for Health Education.

AAPERD recognizes one candidate from each relevant degree program at each university. "It is quite an honor our students in the Health and Human Performance Department to be named "Major of the Year," says UW-River Falls professor of Health and Human Performance Faye Perkins.

In order to receive the award, students must achieve junior or senior standing, obtain a 3.0 or better G.P. A., and must provide service to their school or community for a minimum of two years during their undergraduate career.

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