By Damian Alexander
Florida Memorial University Athletics Director, Robert Smith was honored for his long years of hard work and dedication to Florida Memorial University Baseball teams on Feb. 28, 2015 at the Albert E. and Sadie B. Smith Conference Center/Dining Hall on the campus of Florida Memorial University. Robert Smith was presented with the Award of Excellence given by the Louie Big Athletic Scholarship Fund, Inc. The annual awards banquet single out individuals who have a long history of working with the youth in the community and State.
Robert Smith was a skilled track and field and Football athlete at Andrew Jackson Senior High School and a standout athlete at Lincoln University. Coach Smith served 27 years as the head Baseball Coach until his appointment as Athletic Director in 2003. In 1991, he was recognized as the Sun Conference Coach of the year.
The Louie Bing Athletic Scholarship Fund supports many athletic memorial initiatives and aids young athletes advancing to college with financial assistance. Through its annual awards banquet, the organization honors several professionals who have dedicated their time and talent to mentoring youth and impacting community athletic programs.
Congratulations to Robert Smith for this prestigious honor.