Awards and Recreation Advisory Committee
Zesiger Member of the Month
Nobu Ichimura, 12 years old, Cambridge, MA
Where are you originally from?
I was born in Cambridge MA. My mom is from Cambridge, MA, my dad is from Tokyo, Japan.
What brought you to MITRecSports?
My grandpa was working in MIT for 34 years. My mom basically grew up on MIT campus, I started to attend to the MIT Summer Sports Camp back in when I was in the first grade. We got a family membership and joined swimming lessens.
How long have you been a member of MITRecSports?
I have been a member for 3 years. Being in the summer camp for 6 years.
What is your favorite aspect of the Alumni or Zesiger Center?
It just great, everything!! Especially Nancy, Beth and Stacey!!
What do you like to do for fun?
I am very serious LEGO builder.
Who or what inspires you?
Aerospace engineering. Ship building.
What tip would you give to others who utilize MITRecSports?
Such a great facility and chance, just use as much as you can!!
Alumni/Wang Member of the Month
Where are you from originally?
How long have you been working out?
20 years, though you’d never guess. LOL.
What, or who, is your inspiration(s) for your dedication to health and fitness?
Overcoming the damaging effects of having smoked cigarettes (now quit 6+ yrs). Wearing cute pants again.
What do you like best about working out at the Alumni Center?
Location. It is convenient to my office.
What do you like to do at the A Center (Cardio/strength train/classes/combo of both)?
Weight Lifting and Cardio.
What is your favorite workout/exercise/machine?
What are your fitness goals for the next 6 months? Year?
Increase muscle mass/decrease fat. Same old, same old.
Fun facts about you?
I love long roadtrips.
After 12 years, my beagle still surprises me with how smart he is.
I’m hoping to visit Barcelona, Spain this summer.
Lifetime Fitness Award
The award is given out at the Alumni and Zesiger Anniversary celebration.
2013- Christine Pizer
Aquatic Member of the Year
In recognition of dedication to the Aquatics program and contribution to the MIT Recreation. Presented annually, voted on by employees awarded at the Zesiger/Alumni Anniversary celebration.
2013 Recipient-Liz Barnes
Fitness Member of the Year
In recognition of contribution to MIT Recreation and dedication to health and wellness. Presented annually, voted on by employees and awarded at the Zesiger/Alumni Anniversary celebration.
2013 Recipient- Vicky Palay
Recreation Advisory Committee
|James (JC) Cheng, Alumnus||Dennis Jillson, Staff
|Phil Alexander, Faculty||Todd Billings, Staff|
|Alec Anderson, Undergraduate Student||Tuka Al Hanai, Graduate Student
The purpose of the Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC) is to provide input and/or advice to DAPER Administration concerning facility operations, programs, and activities as they relate to Recreational Sports programs, informal recreation and DAPER membership services.
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