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Lissimore Honored With NFHS Citation

Posted: Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 9:57 AM

MSHSL associate director Lisa Lissimore received one of the most prestigious awards in high school activities Wednesday when she was awarded an NFHS Citation. She was among eight leaders in state high school associations who received National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Citations. The eight individuals were approved by the NFHS Board of Directors at its meeting last month.   

An award 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 athletics and performing arts. The 2021 Citation recipients received their awards at the annual NFHS Summer Meeting in Orlando, Florida. 

Lisa Lissimore is pictured here with NFHS president Kerwin Urhahn and NFHS executive director Karissa Niehoff. 

Lissimore has served as associate director of the MSHSL for 32 years, administering the sports of basketball, softball, swimming and diving, cross country, synchronized swimming and badminton. She also manages the MSHSL Hall of Fame and several recognition programs for high school students. Lissimore has served on several NFHS committees, including the Citizenship Committee, Student Services Committee, Hall of Fame Screening Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.  

Congratulations to Lisa on this high honor.


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