2009 Horizon Award Recipient
Monte Fox
B.S. 1999, Corporate and Community Fitness

Monte Fox, B.S. 1999, Corporate and Community Fitness, is this year’s recipient of the Horizon Award. Fox has developed health programs on the White Earth Indian Reservation that have achieved national recognition in the areas of diabetes and obesity lifestyle changes. While serving as Tribal Health Director for the White Earth Indian Reservation, Fox has created fitness centers with state of the art equipment, trained staff (including a dietician), nutrition counseling and weight management classes for White Earth Nation members. He has worked with NDSU to develop a video game for youth incorporating traditional dance exercises for diabetes prevention education. Fox is a 2007 recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Community Leader Award and 2003 recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Minnesota Council of Physical Activity and Sports.

 

 




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