Awards Form

FIAAA State Awards

 

Dr. Clarence Noe Outstanding Athletic Administrator

This award is presented to an athletic administrator recognized in the community as a leader who maintains athletics as an integral part of the total education program.  He/She shall administer an exemplary athletic program making full use of school and community resources and involving as many students as possible.  All members of the FIAAA are eligible for this award.  There is only one nomination per district per year.  If there is more than one nomination from a district, the district director will determine the nominee from that district.  The Awards Committee will narrow the number of selections to not more than three and present that slate to the Executive Board for final determination.  All nominations will be kept on file for a two year period. 

 

Wayne Taylor Distinguished Service Award (formerly the FIAAA Meritorious Service Award)

This award is presented to honor any member of the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association for meritorious service to the organization or to interscholastic athletics.  There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district.  The Awards Committee will select the recipient(s) for the award from the list of nominees presented from the districts.

 

Dorothy Brunson Special Service Award

This award allows the FIAAA to recognize non-FIAAA members for supportive and contributory service to the organization or to interscholastic athletics over a period of years.  There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district.  The Awards Committee will select the recipient(s) for the award from the list of nominees presented from the districts.

 

FIAAA Sectional Athletic Administrator of the Year

This award is presented to athletic administrators with three (3) or more years’ experience as an athletic administrator and who has demonstrated involvement in their school, community and professional organizations beyond their prescribed daily duties.  This award will be presented to one individual in each of the four (4) FHSAA sections.

 

FIAAA Lifetime Membership

This award is presented to FIAAA members who have made considerable contributions to this organization over a period of years.  There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district.  The final selection(s) will be made by the FIAAA Nominating Committee.

 

FIAAA Honorary Lifetime Membership

This award is presented to non-FIAAA members who have made considerable contributions to this organization over a period of years.  There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district.  The final selection(s) will be made by the FIAAA Nominating Committee.

 

NIAAA & NFHS National Awards

 

NIAAA State Award of Merit

Each FIAAA District may nominate one person for the NIAAA Award of Merit.  This nominee must be a member of the NIAAA.  The nominee must be recognized in the community as a leader who maintains athletics as an integral part of the total educational program.  He/She shall administer an exemplary athletic program making full use of school and community resources and involving as many students as possible.  While involvement at the national level may be a consideration, it is not intended to be a prerequisite for selection.  The NIAAA already has an awards program in place to accommodate national involvement.
 

NIAAA Distinguished Service Award (NIAAA Member)

This award is presented to a limited number of NIAAA members each year in recognition of their length of service, special accomplishments and contributions to athletic administration at the local, state and national levels.  There is only one nomination per state.

 

NIAAA Distinguished Service Award (Non-NIAAA Member)
 
This award is presented to a limited number of non-NIAAA members each year in recognition of their length of service, special accomplishments and contributions to athletic administration at the local, state and national levels.  There is only one nomination per state.

 

National Federation of State High School Associations Citation

This award is presented to individuals associated with categories of professionals who have made significant contributions to the NFHS and/or other national organizations which have impacted high school activities.  This process requires coordination with the FHSAA office in submitting a nominee.  There is only one nomination per state.
 Among the factors which may be considered are:

  • Individual has a long-standing and distinguished record of involvement with high school activities programs at the local and state levels.
  • Individual is recognized as among the best in their profession by their colleagues.