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Annual Awards Banquet

posted Apr 18, 2012, 9:12 PM by DCST Webmaster   [ updated Apr 19, 2012, 2:20 PM ]
Dad’s Club had an amazing past year in the pool! During last weekend’s awards banquet many of our swimmers were recognized for their hard work and achievements.
  • The 2011 LC and 2012 SC seasons saw 30 new team records and countless personal best times from all groups. 
  • At the age group state level we had 26 Tags qualifiers and our first top 10 finish in 10 years. 
  • At the high school level we had many District, Region and State champions and record breakers. 
  • At the 2011 LC Sectionals Dad’s club finished 15th from over 80 teams. 
  • Finally at the national level we had 15 swimmers qualify for NCSA Junior Nationals , 2 swimmers for Speedo Winter Juniors and 1 swimmer for winter Nationals.
Click on the picture for the event album
And the Awards went to……

Nicole Dreesson Award (Best Attendance)
Bronze Kate Luo
Silver Erika Stephenson
Gold Ellen Heerensperger
Sr. Elite Jaimie Miller
Renee Magee Award (Most Improved)
Bronze Syuen See
Silver Elena Skaribas
Gold Shannon Peifer

Keena Rothhammer Award (Toughest in the group)
Gold Kamryn Pursell
Sr. Elite Michael Miller

Joan Spillane Award (Best swim on the team)
Michael Miller 200IM 1:52.08

Alan Ryden Award (Voted by team mates for best embodying leadership qualities)
Dawn Virginillo

2012 Senior Class
Our four Seniors were also recognized for the many years of hard work and dedication they have given to the sport and our team.
Caleigh Geiser – Attending A&M University 

Andrea Moreno – Attending and swimming for Denison University 
Dawn Virginillo – Attending and swimming for University of Toronto 
Rob Gahn – Attending and swimming for Lafayette University
Check out this awesome slide video, put together by the Morenos

Thank you to our coaches and to all the parents who organized this event and everyone who helped the day of the banquet, especially the Moreno and Geiser families, Carol Virginillo, Juli Gahn, Will Parsons, Heather Buscher, Barbie Presswood, Keith Stephenson, and Jenny Yoon.