Tim Driscoll, President of AAE, and his family were presented the 2011 Steinbrenner Family Heritage Award at The Penn Relays held April 28, 29 and 30.
They are honored for their multi-generational support of the Carnival through their service and as official track & field equipment suppliers.
Tim Driscoll and Family on Penn Relays Championship Award Stand (AAE Product)
AAE (Aluminum Athletic Equipment Co.), manufacturer of top-quality athletic equipment and Official Supplier to The Penn Relays, announced that President Tim Driscoll and his family are the recipients of the 2011 Steinbrenner Family Heritage Award.
Presented during the Carnival on Saturday, April 30, 2011, this honor was established in 2001 to recognize multi-generational families for their support and dedication to the Penn Relays
Named for the Henry Steinbrenner family, the award is a tribute to the 1927 Penn Relays
120-yard hurdles champion from MIT
son, George, himself a hurdler at Williams College
and the Lockbourne Air Base, who had been a major benefactor of the Relays.
"The family of Tim Driscoll, the heirs to the legacy of John Marzucco, has aided the Penn Relays immensely through the years," commented Dave Johnson, Director of the Penn Relays.
accepted the award in the presence of his entire family: Patti Driscoll (wife of 40 years); his four children - Leigh Driscoll Diskin, Brooke Driscoll Keith, Page Driscoll Syron and Adam Driscoll; their spouses - Kevin Diskin, Scott Keith, Tom Syron, Jen Driscoll and 10 grandchildren.
"I'm honored to receive this prestigious award," stated Tim Driscoll
, "and especially grateful that I can share it with my entire family.
continued, "I wish my uncle [John Marzucco] could share in these accolades as well because he was the one who started it all."
legacy of commitment to The Penn Relays
was passed, like a baton, to the next generations, which Tim Driscoll
family have carried into the 21st Century.
Video footage of the award presentation can be found on the myAAEworld channel on YouTube