The Blue Ridge Board of Officials has named its lifetime achievement award in honor of Professor Emerita of Physical Education Lanetta Ware. The Lanetta Ware Service Award goes to the individual who has demonstrated a lifetime of service to sports through umpiring.
Ware was an internationally rated lacrosse umpire, working for 28 years at the collegiate level, and is a recognized authority on field hockey, having officiated in a number of national and international field hockey competitions.
The 2008 recipient of the Lanetta Ware Service Award is Alice Dixon, a veteran official who has held many posts in the state over her 30+ years of service to the game as an official, assignor, and board chair.
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