Colonies Zone Volunteers Honored
During the recent USMS convention, three individuals from the Colonies Zone were recognized for their volunteer contributions to Masters Swimming. Ed Tsuzuki of New Jersey LMSC was selected this year's Ransom J. Arthur award recipient, our organization's highest honor. Ed's leadership and participation in the national organization, including serving four years as a vice president was noted. He also has served his local swimmers as a coach and by establishing a new club.
Laurie Hug from Delaware Valley LMSC was honored with the Dorothy Donnelly Service Award. This award recognizes individuals for their volunteer efforts and accomplishments that meet the USMS goals and objectives. Laurie, a coach, has been her LMSC's chair for several years, enhancing bylaws and establishing programs. She also started a local masters program, and participated in national committees for several years.
Ray Novitske from Potomac Valley was also a recipient of the Dorothy Donnelly award. He was chair and vice chair of a national committee and participated in other national committees for over a decade. He serves as his LMSC's and Colonies Zone's webmaster, and has also established a local club.
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SCM Zone Championship Records
The Colonies Zone SCM Championship records have been updated for 2018.