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Athletics department duo recognized for support of youth basketball (posted 3/15/18)

CYBA Honorees Bruce Whitesides, director of Columbia Public Schools' Athletics department, and Lydia Hunt, Athletics department secretary, were recently honored by the Columbia Youth Basketball Association (CYBA) for their outstanding years of service and contributions to youth basketball in Columbia at CYBA's 25th anniversary celebration. Whitesides and Hunt were presented with commemorative plaques by CYBA president Allen Jennings and CYBA founder Dean Berry. The organization also presented Columbia Public Schools with a $5,000 donation in support of youth sports at the March 12 Board of Education meeting.