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Timothy O. Pierce

In 1962, while teaching swimming for the YMCA, Tim Pierce embarked on a career in competitive swimming which carried through five decades.  A graduate of Loyola High School and Loyola College, where he was a competitive swimmer and later coach, Tim taught for three years at Baltimore City College before coming to Loyola High School where he has worked as a teacher, coach and administrator from 1967 until retiring in 2005. Tim has coached on practically every level from summer league to YMCA, from age group to Olympic medalist.  In 1968, Tim joined with Murray Stephens to co-found the North Baltimore Aquatic Club.  He and Murray coached the Loyola High School swim teams to numerous MSA titles and the National Prep School Championship in 1980.  On the administrative side, Tim was a member of the board (1969-1984) and Chairman of the South Atlantic AAU (1972-75).  Tim, as swim chairman, was instrumental in a variety of areas which led to vast improvements in the administration and conduct of SAA/AAU swimming meetings, events and competitions.  Among the accomplishment of the 16 member Board of Swimming during his tenure as chair include the purchase of timing equipment, initiating travel funding for National swimmers, the development of a meet directors handbook, a 300% increase in the number of individual swims in one year, and the hosting of Region II championships for three years.  Tim has served on Maryland Swimming’s Board of Review for six years.  He has also been honored by Loyola High School with the Blake Medal in 1991.  Tim was inducted into the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame in 1986 before the establishment of dinners honoring the inductees. Tim was also honored by Loyola being inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. Tim honored in recognition of his years of educational and administrative leadership in the sport of competitive swimming.  Tim Pierce passed away in October of 2014.


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Learning about the Olympics. The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of  the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games were held in Olympia, a rural sanctuary site. The Greeks that came to the Sanctuary at Olympia shared the same religious beliefs and spoke the same language. The athletes were all male citizens of the city-states from every corner of the Greek world, coming from as far away as Spain in the west and Turkey in the east. The sanctuary was named after Mt. Olympus , the highest mountain in mainland Greece. In Greek mythology, Mt. Olympus was the home of the greatest of the Greek gods and goddesses. Who was the father of the Greek Gods and Goddesses in whose honor the Olympic Games were held?

Correct Answers: Julia Luljak, Michelle Feng, Gabriel Erb, Lydia Angel, Will Stockdale, JOrdan Kasoff, Emily Carella

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Last Month's Answer: Christopher Columbus

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