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LEE KELLY NAMED DISTRICT III MEDIA SERVICE AWARD WINNER
Lee Kelly, Radio/Television
Besides his classroom duties, Kelly also heads the school’s student-run radio station, WNAS, 88.1 FM, and a local cable channel. He has worked with and trained student broadcasters at high school sporting events since beginning his teaching career at the school in 1973.
He will be honored during a
special ceremony on Wednesday evening, February 9 during the
Following graduation from Sellersburg’s Silver Creek High School in 1965, Kelly began his career at WJCD-AM-FM in Seymour in 1969 and later moved to New Albany’s WREY-AM where he worked from 1970-73.
He has broadcast countless
numbers of Bulldogs sporting events in football, volleyball and boys and girls
basketball over the years for WNAS as well as
“My favorite part of the job has always been broadcasting and televising high school sports,” Kelly recently said.
He and his wife of 35 years, Sally, have two children, Dena, 29, and Josh, 23, as well as two grandchildren.
This is the 21st year the IHSAA has recognized an
outstanding member of the
On behalf of its 398 member
schools, the Indiana High School Athletic Association is pleased to salute Lee
Kelly and recognize his dedicated service to high school athletics in the state
Previous award recipients from District III were:
Tom Carnegie, WRTV-TV,
Don Jellison, Noblesville Ledger, 1988-89
Jim Jerome, WAXI,
Steve Fields, Greencastle Banner-Graphic, 1991-92
Carl Jones, Terre Haute Tribune-Star, 1992-93
Don Hein, WTHR-TV,
Andy Amey, Terre Haute Tribune-Star, 1995-96
Steve Herman, Associated Press, 1996-97
Michelle Garmon, Tipton Tribune, 1997-98
Tom Douglas, Spencer Evening World, 1999-00
Mark Downey, The Evening World,
Brian Bohne, Ferdinand News, Ferdinand, 2003-04