Award Recipients Announced

Maureen White, Outstanding Athlete Award 2017

Maureen first got involved in Delaware Senior Olympics at the urging of Marion Lisehora in 2006. She was initially recruited for basketball and volleyball but when she heard that swimming was a part of the games she immediately began to train in swimming and continues to both swim and compete today more that a decade later.

Nancy Waddell, Outstanding Athlete Award 2016

In 2012 Nancy decided to get back into mountain biking to train for the USA Mountain Bike National Championships. Even with over thirty years of biking experience learning the mountain biking techniques was a challenge. She has won her age group in the USAC Marathon Mountain Bike Nationals for the past two years.

Diane Milam, Charlie Marten Memorial Award 2017

Diane became aware of Delaware Senior Olympics eleven years ago at the age of 45 and started to get in shape to begin competing at age 50. In October of 2016 she under went bilateral knee replacement surgery. After many months of physical therapy she is back to competing and with her partner Pearl Morris finished sixth out of 37 teams at the NSGA Nationals in Birmingham in June 2017.

The Award Ceremony will be Held at the DSO Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 18th at the Modern Maturity Center

Reservations may be made online or by mail by November 9, 2017

  • 11:30 AM: Social Hour and Cash Bar
  • 12:30 PM: Dinner
  • Awards Program
  • Door Prizes and 50/50 Drawings
  • Menu: Boneless Chicken Breast & Stuffed Shells Buffet, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Dinner Rolls, Tossed Salad, Dessert, Iced Tea, and Coffee

Please Consider making a Tax Deductible Donation

Donations of $10.00 and above received by 6/30/17 will be added to current year Annual Games Book as Friend of DSO . Donations of $10.00 and above received after 6/30/17 will be added to next year’s Annual Games Book as Friend of DSO

All donations gratefully accepted.