Colorado Springs, CO. - Marion Military Institute's Director of Athletics, Michelle Ivey, was awarded the George E. Killian Award of Excellence at the NJCAA Annual Awards Dinner last week in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The George E. Killian Award is given to individuals dedicated to the ideals of volunteerism, achievement, service, leadership and excellence as exemplified by the namesake of this award. The award is open to all Regional Directors, Assistant Regional Directors, Coaches Association Presidents, Presidential Representatives and Officers with a minimum of two years of service to the NJCAA. Two recipients are named annually and selection is based on timeliness and assistance to the NJCAA National Office in relation to: sport committees, polls, All-American nominations, committee service, active involvement, Championship Host and Tournament Representative. The other recipient this year (pictured with Ivey) is Mick McDaniel, Athletic Director at Tompkin Cortland CC and current NJCAA President.
Michelle currently serves as the Women's Region Director for Region 22 (Alabama Community College Conference) and serves on the following NJCAA committees: Women's Division I Volleyball, Division I Softball (Vice-Chair), Division I Women's Tennis, and Nominations and Elections (Co-Chair).