Kinesiology  
 

Awards

 
Miriam Paquet-Rice Award
The Miriam Paquet-Rice Award is the highest honor given annually by the Department of Kinesiology at Aquinas College to a Physical Education senior. It is presented to the outstanding Physical Education student who exhibits a combination of high academic achievement, along with college and community involvement and service.
Past recipients are:
2012: Michelle Van Duin 1999: Luke Branyan
2011: Joseph Haldy 1998: Lisa Bruechert
2010: Allison Strouse 1997: Tom Holloway
2009: Kari Carnell 1996: Roberta Epplett
2008: Lauren Fron 1995: Chad Vostad
2007: Audrey Vanderkamp 1994: Randy Bezon
2006: Jillian Sanborn 1993: Michael Lapciuk
2005: Alissa Jackson 1992: Melissa Budzynski
2004: Terra Miller 1992: Karol Mark
2003: Shannon Hickman 1991: Christy Tessmer
2002: Steven Blattert 1990: Theresa Knizacky
2001: Megan Spetoskey 1989: Deborah Anderson
2000: Samantha Hudson  
 
Bob Vander Weide Outstanding Sport Management Major of the Year Award
The Bob Vander Weide Outstanding Sport Managment Major of the Year Award is the highest honor given annually by the Department of Kinesiology at Aquinas College to a Sport Managment senior. It is presented to the outstanding Sport Management student who exhibits a combination of high academic achievement, along with college and community involvement and service.
Past recipients are:
2012: Sara House 2010: Devin Tarrent
2011: Michael Kalchik  
 
NASPE Outstanding Physical Education Major of the Year
The NASPE Outstanding Physical Education Major of the Year award is sponsored by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and awarded by the Aquinas College Department of Kinesiology.
Past recipients:
2012: Catherine Newman 2001: Stephen Langan
2011: Dennis Cooper 2000: Damon Bouwkamp
2010: Joseph Szombati 1999: Corey McNeal
2009: Keegan Welsh 1998: Adam Vanden Toorn
2008: Timothy McCarthy 1997: Angela Newcomb
2007: McCall Kleinfelt 1996: Jennifer Smith
2006: Jessica Staubus 1995: Todd Vanden Heuvel
2005: Anthony Lamerato 1994: Carol Knizacky
2005: Joshua May 1993: Terry Johnson
2004: Laura Beattie 1992: Ann Hayward
2004: Kyle Kracht 1991: Katy Glatz
2003: Shaun Markwart 1990: Cynthia Scheidel
2003: Jonathan Mies 1989: Mary Palmer
2002: Maegan Malone