Mount Desert Island Athletic Director Bunky Dow will receive the NFHS Citation at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland during the 2014 National Director's Confernece and NIAAA Annual Meetings, December 13-16, 2014!

Dow is one of twelve leaders in high school activity programs across the country that have been selected to receive the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Citations, and is representing the New England and New York Region.

The award is designed to honor individuals who have made contributions to the NFHS, state high school associations, athletic director and coaching professions, the officiating avocation and fine arts/performing arts programs. The NFHS Citation is one of the most highly regarded achievements in high school activities.

Bunky Dow graduated from MDI High School and from Husson College (now University) in 1982 and has been the Student Activities Director/Athletic Director since 1984 (24 years).

Coaching Experience:
Asst. Baseball Coach at Husson College 1983
JV Baseball Coach at MDI (1984-87)
Varsity Baseball Coach at MDI (1988-2002)
Asst. Football Coach at MDI (1983-1990)
Freshmen Basketball Coach at MDI (1983-1992)
Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at MDI (1993)
JV Girls Soccer at MDI 1998-2000
Asst. Softball Coach at MDI (2002)
American Legion Coach for Trenton (2002-2005)

Service to League:  (Liaison, Committees, Site Directors, Chair)
PVC Secretary 22 years
LTC Secretary & Treasurer-4 years
Eastern B Basketball President-4 years
PVC Cheering Chairperson-8 years
PVC Freshmen Basketball Chairperson-9 years
PVC Baseball & Softball Committee-present
PVC Outdoor Track Committee-present
President of the Big East Basketball Conference-present
Site Director for several PVC & Big East events

Service to MPA: (Committees, Site Directors, Chair)
MPA Cheering Committee
MPA Softball Committee
Site Director for State Class B Outdoor Track 2009 & 2012
Site Director for State Class B Wrestling 2009
MPA Advisory Committee
Sport Done Right Board
Chairperson of MPA Classification Committee-present
MPA Rules Committee Review 2013
MPA Panel Member, Workshop for new athletic administrators 2013