first_imgVETERAN outstanding Jamaican female athletes Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart are among 14 athletes named to the 2017 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Women’s Legends Class. This announcement was made recently by the conference office. The SEC Women’s Legends class highlights accomplished former student athletes, coaches and administrators from the 14 members institutions. Campbell-Brown, formerly of Vere Technical, attended the University of Arkansas, while Stewart, formerly of St Jago, attended the University of Auburn. Campbell-Brown, who attended Arkansas in 2004 after transferring from Barton County Community Junior College, has had a distinguished career for the Razorbacks. During her first season there, she received three first team All-America honours at the indoor national meet. She is a two-time individual Olympic gold medallist for Jamaica and also won two individual World Championships gold medals. At last year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she captured her eighth Olympic medal as a member of Jamaica’s silver-winning 4×100 metres relay team. Stewart, a two-time Olympic individual medallist with silver in the 100 metres and bronze in the 200 metres at Beijing 2008 also won silver in the 100 metres in Berlin at the 2009 World Championships to go along with excellent results for the Auburn Tigers. She was named 2007 SEC Runner of the Year and USTFCCA National Runner of the Year after capturing the SEC and NCAA Championships in the 60 metres and the 200 metres. She was named All-American seven times and is one of the best athletes in the school’s history. They were both recognised along with several other athletes at the SEC basketball tournament held between March 1-5, 2016 in Greenville, South Carolina. Each legend will be honoured during half-time of their team’s first home game of the tournament.last_img read more

first_imgDonszelmann, or “The Crusher”, joined the department as a Fourth Class Firefighter in July 2008, and has worked his way up the ranks to be a First Class Firefighter, as well as a mentor to others through his work as a counsellor at the B.C. Professional Firefighters Association Burn Camp. Winn, or “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner”, also started as a Fourth Class Firefighter in July 2008, and is now a First Class Firefighter that fills in an Acting Captain when called upon, and assists with Fire Prevention Week. Lastly, Anthony Santucci began as a volunteer firefighter in May 1983, and earned a Governor General of Canada’s Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal for his 20 years of service to public in 2003. – Advertisement -“Thirty years of service to an organization as a full time employee is exemplary, but thirty years as an auxiliary or volunteer shows even more dedication and commitment,” read Mayor Lori Ackerman.They were surrounded by their colleagues at the ceremony.Advertisementlast_img read more