Recognition

Ransom Award Call for Nominations

2011 RANSOM J. ARTHUR AWARD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Ransom J. Arthur Award, named for Captain Ransom J. Arthur, M.D., the founder of Masters Swimming, is the most prestigious award presented by U.S. Masters Swimming.  It is presented annually to the person who has done the most to further the objectives of Masters swimming programs.  The award, announced at Short Course Nationals in May and in a special presentation at the USMS Convention in September, honors a person who has made significant contributions to USMS including special projects, administrative or committee duties performed, or other actions that have enhanced the Masters Swimming program as a whole.

Previous recipients from our LMSC include Jim Miller (1999) and Betsy Durrant (2005).

For more information on this award, a nomination form, and submission details, visit the USMS web site awards page. Nominations are due to Sally Dillon, Chair of the USMS Recognition & Awards Committee, by March 15, 2011.

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