American Association for Health Education Announces Bill Kane Scholarship Winner
Kaylyn Stanton, a junior majoring in Health Policy Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, was the winner of the 2011 Bill Kane Scholarship, sponsored by the American Association for Health Education. The scholarship is named after the late Bill Kane, a well-known health educator and former senior executive at ETR Associates.
The Bill Kane Scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate health education major at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory. To be eligible, the applicant must be currently enrolled full time at a college or university for both the fall and spring semesters of the academic year during which the student is applying. The student must have sophomore, junior or senior status at the time of application. Winners are awarded $1,000.
About Bill Kane: The late Dr. William Kane was a professor of health education at the University of New Mexico. He was the author of numerous ETR Associates publications, including Step by Step to Comprehensive School Health Education, Step by Step to Safe Schools, the HealthSmart comprehensive K-12 curriculum, and many other titles. Dr. Kane served as vice-president of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and as executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Health Education, the American Safety Association and the American College of Preventive Medicine.