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Charles F. Chapman Award -- 2009

Congratulations to P/D/Lt/C Thomas R. Larimer, SN member of the Dayton Power Squadron for being one of the six recipients of the Charles F. Chapman Award for Teaching Excellence.  Tom received the award at the USPS National Conference. February 2010 in Orlando, Florida.

We salute Tom for receiving this award and for his many years of dedicated service as a teacher for his squadron and for serving as District 24 Education Officer for the last three years. 

Tom is pictured on the left with Robert Sweet, National Education Officer, and his wife, Janet.  Tom is holding a Sextant and his wife, the plaque.

Tom passed away on March 3, 2010.  All Members of District 24 mourn his loss.   Tom stayed the course until the end as he saw his final sunset. 


National 2007 District Morse-Dreher Award

The only District in USPS for full participation in the 2007 Teaching Aid Competition

Local Squadrons that won National Teaching Aid Awards for 2008

Dayton 1st Place in Weather - barometric pressure device
Cinncinati Second Place in Advance Piloting for a Danger Angle Teaching Aid - Lee Ladd
Cinncinati Third Place in Cruise Planning for a Boarding Guide - Kay Ladd
Kentucky Lake Third Place for Sail with a Flash Card Set

Power of One - Recommended one new member:

Hoosier Russ Wahlers
Louisville William Taylor,Jr

Squadron Newsletter Awards:

"Distinction in Journalism"

Bluegrass Long Rifle Report
Cincinnati Ohio River Currents
Dayton The Binnacle
EvansvilleBend The Pilot
Hoosier The Cornfield Sailor
Louisville The Newswheel
Wabash Valley Voyager

Squadron Website Awards:

"Excellence Award"
Evansville Bend

"Distinction Award"
Evansville Bend

Education Fund Awards:

"Certificate of Merit"
Evansville Bend
Salt Creek


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