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Bill Kelly's US Open award

posted Sep 2, 2014, 3:09 AM by Allan Thompson   [ updated Sep 2, 2014, 3:14 AM ]
Bill Kelly was awarded the Nick Powel award at an awards ceremony at the 2014 US Open Awards Ceremony.

The Nicholas E. Powel Award recognizes the importance of officiating at the local level and is given each year to a Sectional Chair or Line Umpire who works primarily at sectional/amateur events, has a supportive attitude toward grassroots program and provides a positive role model.

Past recipients include Rollie Shea who received the award in 2012.
Nick Powel is, of course, the author of 'The Code: The Players’ Guide for Unofficiated Matches'
Nominations are made by Sectional Chairs.