HHP Faculty Dr. Lisa Alastuey recently won the Honor Award from The Texas Association for Health, Physical Education Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD). The award presented at TAHPERD's 90th Annual Convention in Dallas was in recognition of her excellence in teaching, contributions to research, professional literature and leadership in the professions of Health, Physical Education Recreation, and Dance.
Dr. Alastuey receiving the Honor Award from TAHPERD President Rose Haggerty
The Honor Award is given to educators in Texas for their significant contributions to health education, physical education, recreation, and/or dance through one or more of the following: excellence in teaching; outstanding administrative achievement; significant contribution to researcher creative endeavors; leadership in professional organizations at state, district, and national levels to include TAHPERD; contribution to professional literature; and outstanding community service.
Dr. Alastuey at TAHPERD's 90th Annual Convention in Dallas
TAHPERD has previously honored Dr. Alastuey as Health Educator of the Year in the State of Texas in 2009.
TAHPERD is a not-for-profit professional association of individuals in the allied fields of health education, physical education, recreation, and dance.This Texas-based association is composed of over 4,500 professional and students members serving education from kindergarten through college. TAHPERD was founded in 1923 and is the only association in Texas serving education in all four disciplines - health, physical education, recreation, and dance.