Crete, Nebraska – Becki Deisley, a Peru State College alumnus, was named the 2018 Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Society for Health and Physical Education (SHAPE). She has taught for 17 years, including 16 as the Crete Middle School Physical Education Teacher.
Deisley told The Crete News, “My dad was a PE teacher, and I basically came from a line of family members in education in general. My experiences I had in volleyball in college…my coach was a big fitness fanatic. She was a big role model and influence on me going into physical education.”
After completing her bachelors at Peru State, Deisley earned a master’s in health and physical education, dance and recreation from the University of Nebraska in Omaha.
Deisley’s award will be presented at the annual SHAPE state conference on November 5 in Lincoln.