Essendon’s successes at the AGM
Amber McDougall for her election to the AV Board
Ian Williams for receiving an AV Merit Award
Peter Dunn for receiving an AV Merit Award
The only other current members with an AV Award are Arthur Whitchell who is an AV Life Member and John Higham who has received a Distinguished Service Award.
Past members honoured by AV are Alex Stillwell 1920, Hugh Weir 1935 and Ted Eastham 1974.
Tamsyn Lewis (who holds junior records with our club) was an excellent guest speaker. The Chairman wondered whether Tamsyn’s 18 Australian Championship gold was the highest for anyone. Our coach, PAM RYAN won 23 Australian gold medals – 16 individual and 7 in relays.