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Brief biographies of the award winners follow: She can be found there both tournament weekends. For the past five years, she has brought 60 students from Sterling Middle School in Peoria with her to volunteer at the various games inside the March Madness Experience. In addition, she has coordinated the check-in process for the annual Legends Clinic for 10 years.
Her knowledge and expertise have been integral to the success of the MME. During her career, she has coached girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls volleyball and girls softball. She has coached cheer and dance for over 25 years and has served as an IHSA Official for the past 10 years.
Sara is the co-founder and current president of the Illinois Spirit Officials Association. Inshe was named the Cheer Official of the Year. She has worked diligently to improve the safety and skills for Illinois cheerleaders. As the Head Clinician for Competitive Cheer, she oversaw the organization and updating of the officials training curriculum.
Chris Livatino Prior to Chris being appointed to serve as the Athletic Director at Evanston Township High School inhe coached boys volleyball and girls volleyball.
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His attention to detail and expertise have contributed to making the state finals some of the most exciting in the country. He will begin his term as the President of the CSL in the fall of He was a presenter at the IADA Conference in on the successful measures he and John Catalano have taken to increase participation in girls sports at their respective schools.
Barb Maue Barb has worked countless hours training and leading the volleyball officials in Illinois to prepare them to one day work a state final match. She has been an IHSA licensed official since and has been Certified in volleyball for nearly 15 years.
She served as a state final official from and again in and She has served as the Head Volleyball Clinician since the inception of the clinician program and has been a pioneer in advancing the training for volleyball officials.
She created the curriculum used at the volleyball clinics and has worked with the volleyball rules interpreters reviewing the officials test questions and NFHS rules changes. She was named the Official of the Year for Volleyball in SinceRandy has served as the Athletic Director at New Trier where his responsibilities include the oversight of nearly administrators and coaches within the grade program of interscholastic athletics.
He was selected as the St.
As a member of the IHSA Boys Basketball Game Day Management Team sinceCarole has provided valuable assistance in the smooth operation of the day to day operation of the state finals from organizing stats pages that are distributed to the media during and after each contest.
If there is a question or problem, Carole is there to assist the media covering the tournaments. As a part of the Game Day Management Crew, he and his wife, Carole, have been team members who help insure that everything runs smoothly for the media.
Keith has worn many hats during his time in the media room -- from historian to concierge to the dreaded copier repairman. Without his can-do attitude, the media room would not function so smoothly. As a member of the all-volunteer crew, he assists in the duplication and distribution of game stats and other pertinent materials to the media and other officials.
Joe remains a jack-of-all trades among the media volunteer staff. He is often called upon to head to the upper area concourse to work with the official stats crew who is scoring the game live, or with the stats runners who distribute stats to media and teams during games, as well as the scorers table for whatever issues may arise.
Sincehe has served as the PA announcer for the regular-season high school baseball contests. His will-do attitude is appreciated by all working the tournament.
He has provided assistance in securing permits each year for the Sectionals and State Final.Tux Paint was once again picked in the "Best Kid-Friendly Application" category in Linux Journal magazine's Readers' Choice Awards, December 1, "Kids tend to love both art and computers, so anything that brings these two things together is bound to go over well.
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Students must be age to participate, register and/or submit work. Doug Wright Awards (March 12th) 17 Photos Doug Wright Awards (, mb) Brad Mackay did the opening and Dustin Harbin hosted the ceremony. There was a word from the family of Doug Wright, Don McKeller, Marc Ngui and Bo Doodley also spoke at the ceremony.
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Tux Paint was once again picked in the "Best Kid-Friendly Application" category in Linux Journal magazine's Readers' Choice Awards, December 1, "Kids tend to love both art and computers, so anything that brings these two things together is bound to go over well. Doug Wright Awards (March 12th) 17 Photos Doug Wright Awards (, mb) Brad Mackay did the opening and Dustin Harbin hosted the ceremony.
There was a word from the family of Doug Wright, Don McKeller, Marc Ngui and Bo Doodley also spoke at the ceremony.