FRIEND OF SWIMMING- Jerry Heil, Little Rock
Involved in Arkansas swimming for more than 23 years, Heil has
served as meet official and director for state age group and senior
meets. Region VIII meets, and co-chairman of the Central Zone Meet.
Heil conceived the Arkansas Swimming Hall of Fame and had directed
its proceeds as a travel subsidy for Arkansas nationally ranked
swimmers. He has been chairman of the event for five of the past
six years. Heil introduced computer scoring and state-wide data
processing to Arkansas swimming and, with his wife Mary, receive
the 1990 Phillips 66 Community Service Award. Heil is the father of
nine children, each of whom have competed with the Little Rock
Racquet Club Dolphins Team.