Curry professor of Kinesiology, Ann Boyce, has been awarded the 2011 National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education’s (NAKPEHE) Distinguished Scholar Award. She will be presented with the award at the organization’s annual conference in Orlando in January.
The NAKPEHE Distinguished Scholar Award is a lifetime achievement award and is awarded to a person who has made a significant contribution to kinesiology and physical education in higher education through scholarship. They award recipient has shown distinction in research, publications and lectureship, and she has been an active participant in the NAKPEHE organization for more than 5 years.
Ann Boyce has been a member of the Curry School faculty since 1989. Her work focuses primarily on preparing teachers in Health and Physical Education and training doctoral students to assume university roles in teacher preparation. Boyce was named the Curry Outstanding Professor in 2007.