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APSU prof named Tenn. Teacher of the Year for Higher Education

An APSU professor of health and human performance recently received a prestigious statewide honor.

Dr. Rebecca Glass was named the 2005 Teacher of the Year for Higher Education during the 36th annual Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention (TAHPERD) held Nov. 10-12 on the APSU campus.

The Teacher of the Year Award is given to people who have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance as a teacher of physical education, wellness or related areas.
An APSU professor of health and human performance recently received a prestigious statewide honor.

Dr. Rebecca Glass was named the 2005 Teacher of the Year for Higher Education during the 36th annual Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention (TAHPERD) held Nov. 10-12 on the APSU campus.

The Teacher of the Year Award is given to people who have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance as a teacher of physical education, wellness or related areas.

Nominated by Dr. Marcy Maurer, associate professor of health and human performance, Glass teaches in the areas of exercise physiology and/or wellness. She has taught at APSU since 1986, serving as department chair during 1997-2000.
About 400 professionals and students from across the state were on hand when Glass received the honor.
During the conference, APSU senior Benjamin Griffy received the James E. Ward Student Honor, which is given to an outstanding student from each higher education institution in Tennessee who is majoring in physical education, recreation, dance and/or related areas. Griffy is one of 12 students statewide to receive the honor.Dennie B. Burke