Jim Drummond, chairman of the leisure and sport management department, received the Rayburn “Rip” Jackson Award Aug. 5 in Greensboro. The NC Recreation and Park Association’s Citizen-Board Member Branch presents the award annually for “outstanding contributions, dedication and leadership in the promotion of parks and recreation.” It is the group’s highest award.
Drummond has been associated with the group for 15 years, serving 10 years as a representative of the Alamance County Parks and Recreation advisory board. He currently serves as a representative of the Burlington Recreation and Park Advisory Board. Both advisory board posts are appointed, volunteer positions.