23 Oct 2014

Faculty Member Brad Messina Awarded Don and Pat Kavadas Memorial Award

CHS Religion Teacher and Photography Club moderator Brad Messina was awarded the Don and Pat Kavadas Memorial Award at the 2014 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) National Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  This award is presented annually to an individual who has served and provided outstanding service to the AAU Youth Athletics. 

Messina has worked with AAU for the past 20 years.  He has helped coordinate 60 track and field qualifying meets each summer that culminate in the AAU Club Championships in Orlando, FL. in July, as well as the AAU Junior Olympic Games which hosts over 10,000 athletes each August for eight days of track and field competition. 

The award was received on Messina’s behalf as he was unable to attend.  Messina has taught at Catholic High School for 18 years.