Each year, community members dedicate over 4,000 hours of time to Wicomico County’s Recreation, Parks and Tourism Department. These volunteers, who are working to make a positive difference in Wicomico County, were honored at the annual Volunteer Appreciation and Sportsmanship Awards Banquet on Wednesday, December 2 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
Nearly 20 volunteers were nominated this year by their peers. Based on the nominations submitted, the Recreation Commission presented awards to the following recipients.
Award recipients included:
Outstanding Youth Coach Sportsmanship Allen Seaton
Outstanding Youth Sportsmanship Maggie Ford
Outstanding Sports Coach Sheila Loar
Outstanding Citizen Volunteer Derrek Richardson
Outstanding Community Volunteer Ann Dyke
Outstanding Civic Booster Westside Missions
Outstanding Environmental Improvement Volunteer Dawn Bounds
Outstanding Tourism Volunteer Lee Whaley
Outstanding Recreation Council Volunteer Raeshema Hitch-Whaley & Dia Hitch
Outstanding Youth Volunteer Kyle Dickerson & Megan Rickards
Lorne C. Rickert Lifetime Volunteer Ralph Cordrey
Photo: Back, L-R: Doug Bounds (accepting for Dawn Bounds), Allen Seaton, Westside Missions, Kyle Dickerson; Front, L-R: Megan Rickards, Ann Dyke, Maggie Ford, Austin Loar (accepting for Sheila Loar), Raeshema Hitch-Whaley