Zody earns SHAPE America Honor Award at convention


Fort Hays State University's Dr. John Zody spent spring break in another state, being honored for his work in a professional organization.

Zody, professor and graduate program coordinator in FHSU's Department of Health and Human Performance, won an award at the 130th National Convention of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) in Seattle.

He was honored at the Celebration of Professional Excellence Ceremony, receiving the SHAPE America Honor Award, which recognizes recipients for personal integrity, devoted service to the profession, and noteworthy contributions to the advancement of health and physical education.

Zody, a member of the Fort Hays State faculty for more than 27 years, has received the Outstanding Research Award and twice received the Outstanding Service Award in the College of Health and Life Sciences.

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