This award, donated by Club member, Victor Cassella, is given in memory of his wife and Club member, Barbara Cassella, mother of Francis X. Cassella and Club member Claudyne Cassella Hutchinson.
Criteria for Award
The Barbara J. Cassella Memorial Award is given annually to a serious and seasoned skater in recognition of accomplishments in the different disciplines of the sport.
Several factors will be considered in selecting the recipient. These include good sportsmanship, a fine attitude, service to the club, participation in club activities and events, assisting others in the club to attain improvement, and level of achievement.
In order to be considered for the award, the skater must be registered as a Home Club member in good standing for a full season.
A skater may only win the award once.
The winner will receive a memorial trophy or plaque. In addition, an award will be given to the runner-up. The winner’s name will be inscribed on a permanent plaque which will be displayed at Stamford Twin Rinks.
The Selection Committee shall be composed of Cassella family members and a Club Representative.