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Joe Harris honored as PE Teacher of the Year

Coach Joe Harris was honored at the volleyball match between Chelan and Cascade on October 17 for his selection at the 2013 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Washington Alliance for Health Physical education and Recreation Dance.

Harris honored as 2013 Middle School PE Teacher of Year
by Richard Uhlhorn

Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Joe Harris was named the 2013 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Washington Alliance for Health Physical Education and Recreation Dance (WAHPERD).

Joe received the honor from Lake Chelan School District Supeintendent Dr. Rob Manahan at the Thursday evening, October 17 Volleyball Match between Chelan and Cascade.

Harris has been in partnership with such organizations as the Seattle Seahawks and the Cooper Institute that helped lead to the Award we received in the NFL Play 60 Fitness gram. Harris is currently a sitting board member of the State OSPI Health & Fitness Cadre which elevates and improves teaching methods and curriculum.

Harris is also a National Certified High School Strength and Conditioning specialist as well.

Harris is a strong believer in helping students gain knowledge and an appreciation for lifelong physical activity.

Joe Harris will receive this award at the State Conference held by the WAHPERD on October 25.


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