The 2022 recipient of the NYS AHPERD Western Zone Amazing Person Award is Brandi Pettit
Brandi received her bachelors from Canisius College and her masters from the University of Wisconsin. She is currently a middle school health educator and coach in the Pioneer Central School District. In service to the NYS AHPERD Western Zone, Brandi has been the Secondary Physical Education representative and is currently the Health Education representative. She has presented at the Western Zone Mini Conference on Project Skills Based Health Education. She also presented at the Health Educators Virtual Forum through Erie 1 BOCES during COVID on inclusive technologies in the remote classroom. She had the opportunity to present her master’s thesis “Using Polar GoFit technology to increase children’s moderate to vigorous physical activity time in physical education.” at the SHAPE America Convention. She was the recipient of the Western Zone Health Education Teacher of the Year award in 2021. It is with great pleasure the Western Zone recognizes Brandi Pettit as their Amazing Person.