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Catalog Number 2013.075.002
Object Name Award
Description This purple and white letter was awarded to Mary A. Stapp in 1965 for her ten years as coach of Anacortes High School Girls Athletic Club. Graduating from Anacortes High School in 1940, she went on to graduate from the University of Washington and received her Master of Education from New York University. She taught at Florida State University and in Pasadena, California, before returning to Guemes Island. She was the physical education teacher for girls at Anacortes High School from 1955 to 1978 and spent her summers operating a summer camp for girls on Lake Sixteen. In retirement Miss Stapp volunteered at Skagit Valley Hospital and was a leader in the Audubon Society. She was a charter member of Art Wood in Fairhaven, Bellingham, and an avid fan of the Huskies, Seahawks, and Sonics. Born on January 12, 1922, in Anacortes, she died July 4, 2005 while preparing for holiday festivities on North Beach, Guemes Island.
Date 1965/ /
Dimensions H-7 W-7 D-0.375 inches
Caption honorary award for Miss Stapp
Credit line Donated by Sue Stapp O'Donnell, October, 2013
People STAPP, Mary Augusta
Search Terms 1965
Anacortes High School
Girls' Athletic Club
Subjects Communication
Organization - School
Place - Anacortes, WA
Place - Guemes Island