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Submitted by Tom Evans Krause,
president Puget Sound Senior Baseball League
The Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished
Service Award was presented to Thomas Jefferson High School coach Joseph Townsend,
who is also a member of the Puget Sound Senior Baseball League. Joining him in
the picture are some of his student athletes. After working the graveyard shift
as a corrections officer, Coach Townsend tirelessly devotes himself to coaching
students on the baseball fields and at the bowling lanes, as well as mentoring
players. Joe is the fields and
scheduling director for the PSSBL.
were selected by the King County Council members in each respective district.
The annual presentation of the MLK Medal of Distinguished Service is the
Council’s way of thanking those who have made a particularly strong impact on
the county and to encourage others to renew their dedication to serve their
community. Congratulations Joe!