Several awards were presented at the 2015 MIAAA Spring Conference at the Samoset Resort. Pictured below are some of the recipients.
MIAAA scholar athletes and with Don Dow.
From L-R Scholar Essayist John Murphy from Brunswick HS, Scholar Essayist Mathew Stewart of Bucksport HS, Don Dow retired from Stearns HS who is author of the original scholar athlete program, Scholar Athlete Lily Koffman of Orono HS and Scholar Essayist Payton Billingsley of Oceanside HS
Don Dow, left, of Stearns High School, now retired, received the Martin Ryan Award for Excellence in Athletic Administration. Ryan is making the presentation.
Gordon Salls, CMAA from Sanford received the Robert J. Lahey Athletic Administrator of the Year Award.
Don King, CAA from Poland Regional HS with his Past Presidents' Memorial Special Achievement Award.
Jim Murphy, CAA from George Stevens Academy, received the Gerald Durgin Award for Leadership in Athletic Administration.
Cindy Rossi-Moore from Machias received a MIAAA Distinguished Service Award on the Local Level. She is pictured here with the presenter, Brian Leavitt, Athletic Administrator and Principal of Machias Memorial High School.
Eugene Keene, CAA of St. Dominic Academy received the MIAAA State Award of Merit.
Mike Lowe from the Portland Press Herald was the recipient of the MIAAA Print Media Award.
Michael Hoffer from the Forecaster received an MIAAA Electronic Media Award.
Rich Drummond, on left, presents Gary Groves with the MIAAA Distinguished Service Award Outside the field of Athletic Administration.