Call For Nominees For The Paragon Awards

Call For Nominees For The Paragon Awards

Call For Nominees For The Paragon Awards

Courtesy of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Bob Duenkel of the International Swimming Hall of Fame announces the call for nominations for the 2012 Annual Paragon Awards at the International Swimming Hall of Fame on May 11th 2012 during the 2012 International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony weekend.

Sponsored by Pentair Aquatic Systems, the awards are presented each year for outstanding contributions and leadership in the following categories:

1. Competitive Swimming
2. Competitive Diving
3. Competitive Artistic Swimming
4. Competitive Water Polo
5. Aquatic Safety
6. Recreational Swimming

The Awards are presented for outstanding contributions and leadership within the category. Nominations are requested by January 31, 2012 and should be Bob Duenkel, International Swimming Hall of Fame, 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (email Bob Duenkel.

Sponsorship of the Paragon Awards has been generously provided by Paragon Aquatics since 1996. “Paragon is honored to be associated with the International Swimming Hall of Fame and to recognize leaders in the aquatic industry who play a prominent role in the promotion of swimming,” said Jim Drozdowski of Paragon Aquatics.

Professionals focused on safety in the open water swimming world is often acknowledged in the Aquatic Safety category. These individuals have included: 2011: Farhad Madani
2010: B. Christopher Brewster
2009: Stathis Avramidis, Ph.D.
2007: Judith Sperling
2006: Shawn DeRosa
2005: Bob Johnson
2004: Tom Griffiths, Ed.D.
2003: Suity Cureton
2002: Joe A. Pecoraro
2001: Dr. John Fletemeyer
2000: Steve Graves
1999: Rob McKay
1998: John M. Malatak
1997: Thomas C. Werts
1996: Christine M. Branche-Dorsey, Ph.D.

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