The Joy of Effort Award

is given in recognition of those individuals who through word, action and deed, reveal that the effort made to enhance and achieve the goals and objectives of quality health, physical education, recreation or dance programs is a labor of love inspired by commitment and dedication.

Yarnell, Kevin 2018

Awards Criteria

The nominee must have at least five-years as a teacher, coach, or administrator; and...

Award Recipient

The 2023 Joy of Effort Award Recipient is Kevin Yarnell. 

Award Recipient History

The Joy of Effort Award was established in 2012. Previous award recipients are listed below.

Award Recipients
Yarnell, Kevin 2018

2023 Recipient | Kevin Yarnell

Regan, Megaera 2022

2022 Recipient | Megaera Regan

Beth Bolger 2020

2020 Recipient | Beth Bolger

Previous Award Recipients

2022 Megaera Regan

2020 Beth Bolger

2019 Margaret Robelee

2018 Sandra G. Morley

2017 Rod Mergardt

2016 Tom Howard

2015 Carley Antonelli

2014 Christina Buschmann

2013 Dona DiMaggio

2012 Michael Macchi