Springfield College Associate Professor of Physical Education Michelle Moosbrugger and Physical Education and Health Education major Danielle Sweet were recognized at the recent 2018 Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) awards banquet. Moosbrugger earned the Honor Award, given annually to a MAHPERD member who has made significant strides in the fields of Health, Physical Education, Recreation or Dance. Sweet earned the Outstanding Future Professional Award for her academic success and leadership qualities during her time at the College.
Moosbrugger, who also serves as the Springfield College graduate coordinator for the Department of Physical Education and Health Education, also serves as a pre-service educator for MAHPERD and AAHPERD/SHAPE America. She is a previous winner of the MAHPERD Outstanding Future Professional Award, EDA Bob Pate Scholarship, and AAHPERD Past President Scholarship.
Moosbrugger earned her doctor of philosophy at Springfield College in 2006, she earned her master of science from Ithaca College in 2002, and received her bachelor of science from Springfield College in 2000.
Sweet, who is a dual major with physical education and health education and movement and sport studies, has received a cumulative grade point average of 3.7, and has been placed on the dean’s list on multiple occasions. Sweet is a member of the College’s physical education and health education club, and she has taught physical education to homeschool students. Sweet has supervised for the Springfield College Outdoor Pursuits Camp, and is a member of the Team Impact Leadership Team.