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NIRSA Award Winners

1990 - John Colgate, Region III Award of Merit Winner 

April 2002 – Dr. Stan Campbell (WIU Alumnus) Honor Award & Horace Moody Award

April 2002 – Dustin Van Sloten - Wm. Wasson Award for Leadership and Academic Achievement

April 2003 – John Washo - Wm. Wasson Award for Leadership and Academic Achievement

April 2005 – Emily Randell – Wm. Wasson Award for Leadership and Academic Achievement

April 2007 – Josh Fugitt – Wm. Wasson Award for Leadership and Academic Achievement

April 2010 – Courtney James - Wm. Wasson Award for Leadership and Academic Achievement

April 2010 – Judy Yeast - Horace Moody Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Development

NIRSA Honor Award

As the highest honor awarded by the Association, the NIRSA Honor Award is presented each year at the annual conference. NIRSA, through the presentation of the Honor Award, honors a member for outstanding achievements in the profession and exemplary service to the Association. The Honor Award Committee presents the award at the Honor Award Banquet during the annual conference.

NIRSA William N. Wasson Award

The William N. Wasson award is to recognize top undergraduate and graduate students who are participants of and/or employed by the Department of Recreational Sports. The award gives NIRSA an opportunity to honor outstanding student leaders who are active participants, employees, and/or volunteers at their institution.

NIRSA Horace Moody Award

This award is provided as a means of recognizing professional members who have made contributions to student development by their encouragement, support, and performance. One NIRSA professional member from each of the six NIRSA regions may be recognized each year for this award.

NIRSA T-Shirt and Award Design Contest Winners

2009       Duck club t-shirt– 1st place

2008       Duck Club t-shirt – 1st place

              8th Annual Big Pink Volleyball t-shirt– 1st place

              Rise & Shine t-shirt – 1st place

2007       Duck Club t-shirt – 1st place

2006       Get Fit Stay Fit t-shirt – 2nd place

2004       Western Challenge t-shirt – 2nd place

              5K Poker Run/Walk towel – Honorable Mention

2003       Duck Club t-shirt – Honorable Mention

2002      Duck Club towel – 2nd place

              1.5 club t-shirt – 2nd place

              Campus Recreation t-shirt – Honorable Mention

1996 – Campus Recreation tshirt – 3rd place

 

IIRSA - (Illinois Intramural and Recreation Sports Association) Past Directors and Officers from Western Illinois University

1997-1999 Janna Basler Assistant State Director

2008-2011 Scott Vandermoon, Assistant State Director (former graduate assistant at Western Illinois University) and 2006-2009 Historian

1999-2001 Chad Ellsworth, Secretary/Treasurer

2001-2005 Judy Yeast, Secretary/Treasurer and 2009-2011 Historian

2011-Judy Yeast, IIRSA Service Award recipient for her work with Big Pink Volleyball charitable fundraiser