Arden L. Curtis, Connecticut- 1992
Arden, now retired, taught physical education in Connecticut for 32 years and, during these years, was involved in coaching and officiating. She was affiliated with the Connecticut High School Coaches Association and the National High School coaches Association.
On the state level, she served as regional chairwoman and organized sports days and play days for Southeastern Connecticut. While serving on the Girl’s Athletic committee, she served on the advisory committee to the Principals’ organization, chaired the committee that organized and conducted state tournaments, was a high school consultant on the Connecticut Division of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, and organized and conducted a statewide public relations program through the media in order to advocate the growth of girls’ sports.
She has received a number of awards and has made many contributions to professional books and journals.