Retired Fifth Ward teacher and coach, Paul Bowman, received a Commendation Honor Certificate from the United States Association of Track and Field for his Volunteer Track and Field THROWS Officiating at USATF meets held in 2012.
Southern Association Chairwoman, Gloria Louis, presented coach Bowman the certificate at an Officials Clinic held in
McComb, Miss., last month.
The Southern Association includes Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi.
Bowman was only one of two throws officials to receive the award along with Baton Rouge۪s Russell Faust.