Honoring Local Austinites who embody the First Tee’s 9 Core Values
The 13th Annual 9 Core Values Awards took place at Barton Creek C.C. on Friday, September 10 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm, the event recognized 10 people from the Austin community whose life works reflect the First Tee’s 9 Core Values. Additionally, the Robert W. Hughes Philanthropic Leadership Award recognized a 10th honoree for their leadership in the non-profit community. Each nominee was chosen via an independent selection committee.
VIP Reception was Thursday, September 9 from 4-6pm at Lions Municipal Golf Course
Dominique Dawes is best known for her tremendous success as an Olympic gymnast who competed in three Olympic Games, winning team medals in all three Olympic Games becoming the only American gymnast to do so, and has a permanent place in the U.S. Olympic Committee Hall of Fame. Fans across the nation and around the world remember her as a member of the gold medal-winning “Magnificent Seven” at the 1996 Atlanta Games, where she also won a bronze medal as she wowed the crowd with her stunning performance in the floor exercise, becoming the first female African-American gymnast to win an individual medal.