This is the district's highest award and honors individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions and given meritorious service to the Southern District AAHPERD over a significant period of time.
Be a noteworthy leader and a significant contributor to the work of Southern District AAHPERD
Has exemplified long term and meritorious service to Southern District AAHPERD for a minimum period of 15-years
Be a person of high moral character whose contributions have emulated the spirit of service, dedication and the highest work ethic which the Dunaway Medal represents
Candidates shall be at least 45 years of age as of October 15 of the year of nomination
Be a member of Southern District AAHPERD for a minimum period of 15-years prior to being nominated for the award and reside in the Southern District at the time of the award; previous Dunaway Medal recipients and deceased members are not eligible for this recognition