2020 NATE HALE / VINCENT FALARDEAU AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED
Each year the Western Mass Track and Field Officials Association is honored to recognize an outstanding senior track and field athletes with the NATE HALE and VINCENT FALARDEAU AWARDS. The athletes who have been nominated for these awards not only excel on the track, but also in the classroom. It is however, their exceptional school and community service that makes each athlete worthy of the
award. Each award consists of a plaque and monetary gift.
Nate Hale taught general science and agriculture at Arms Academy and Mohawk Trail. He was one of the founders of the Western Mass Track and Field Officials Association. The HALE AWARD is presented to an outstanding senior male who has competed in track and field for at least two years. He is being recognized for his athletic performance in track and field, sportsmanship, team leadership and service to his school and community. This year’s finalists for the Nate Hale Award were Simon LaClaire from Northampton and John Shea from Holyoke.
The recipient of the 2020 Nate Hale Award is John Shea from Holyoke
Vincent Falardeau taught foreign languages at Northampton High School. He was the president of the Western mass Track and Field Officials Association for 10 years. The FALARDEAU AWARD is presented to an outstanding senior female who has competed in track and field for at least two years. She is being recognized for her
athletic performance in track and field, sportsmanship, team leadership and service to her school and community.
This year’s finalists for the Vincent Falardeau Award were Ashley Chimelis from Chicopee , Hannah Amsden from West Springfield , Gabrielle Berthiaume from East Longmeadow, Sophie Warren from Chicopee Comp, Mary Yount from Northampton, and Lindsay Marjanski from South Hadley
The recipient of the 2020 Vincent Falardeau Award is Lindsay Marjanski from South