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Outstanding Official Award

                            Barbara Chambers Honored as
                             State’s Top Swimming Official

              Barbara Chambers of Martinsville is the recipient of      Chambers was selected for this honor by a committee
           the 2010 Interscholastic Athletic Official Association Award   representing the officials associations.  In Indiana there are
           for excellence in the sport of Swimming.  Chambers was   26 associations made up of men and women who give up
           honored in a special ceremony at the Girl’s Swimming State   much of their personal time to assist in providing whole-
                          Finals.               some, worthwhile, and healthy activities for the student-
                               Each year, the Indiana High   athletes in our state.  Statewide, there are more than 8,000
                          School Athletic Association, in   officials licensed by the IHSAA in 11 sports.
                          cooperation with the National      A member of the Fall Creek Officials Association,
                          Federation of Interscholastic   Chambers has also served as an IHSAA clinician.  In
                          Officials Association, recognizes   addition to her full high school schedule, Chambers has
                          and honors an outstanding of-  distinguished herself by officiating several major collegiate,
                          ficial in each of 11 sports during   national, and Olympic swimming and diving events.
                          the school year          Chambers attended Phoenix College in Phoenix, Ari-
                               Chambers has been a   zona and works as an Administrative Assistant at Franklin
                          swimming official for 19 years.    College, where she has been employed for 14 years.  She
                          During her career, she has   and her husband Gregory have been married for 38 years
                          worked every level of the state   and have three sons, Thomas, Daniel and Andrew.
           tournament, including 16 sectionals, 12 regionals and 16
           state finals.  She has officiated the state finals every year
           since 1993.

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