NRPA National Awards are presented to individuals
and agencies to honor their efforts--both professional and personal--in
the field of parks and recreation. Recipients are selected by the Awards
& Scholarship Committee and are chosen for excellence in a variety of
topics, including professional and voluntary service, programming,
leadership, research and public outreach.
The NRPA Award program
includes 10 National Awards. The categories and criteria have been
designed to be inclusive and significant to park and recreation. Applications for 2014 are now available.
Robert M. Artz Citizen Advocacy Award(Individual)
Robert W. Crawford Young Professional Award(Individual)
Excellence in Inclusion Award(Agency)
Excellence in Innovative Programming Award (Agency)
Facility or Park Design Award (Agency)
Barb King Environmental Stewardship Award(agency)
Kudos Marketing Award (agency)
National Distinguished Professional Award(individual)
National Partnership Award(agency)
Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research Award(individual)
Application Deadline is March 24.
National Award Recipients were honored during the Best of the Best
Ceremony at the NRPA Congress and Exposition in Houston, Texas, October 8 -
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