Faculty Member Receives Regional Award
Dr. Lonnie Davis, chair and professor of exercise and sport science at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to receive the Honor Award from the Southern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
“This is the highest award bestowed to professionals in the Southern District of AAHPERD,” said Bill Dickens, president of the organization.
The award recognizes professionals who by their leadership and work made an outstanding and noteworthy contribution to advancement in their field.
Davis earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education at Morehead State University. He also holds a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Indiana and a doctorate in exercise physiology from Louisiana State University.
AAHPERD was founded in 1885 to promote and support creative and healthy lifestyles through high quality programs in health physical education, recreation, dance and sport. The organization is divided into six districts and has over 25,000 members.