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A former Indiana Athletic Administrator of the Year has been elected to the Franklin College Board of Trustees. Carol Summers Tumey graduated from the college in 1963 and worked for 40 years at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, south of Indianapolis. January 27, 2014
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Carol Summers Tumey has been elected as a new member of the Franklin College Board of Trustees.
Tumey was employed for 40 years at Center Grove High School as a health and physical education teacher. Additionally, she was an athletic administrator for 30 of those 40 years and was named the Indiana Athletic Administrator of the Year. She served as a girls track coach for 35 years and was named the National Girls Track Coach.
Tumey is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and Psi Iota Xi. She is also a member of the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrative Association and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrative Association. She serves on the executive committees for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and the Indiana Track and Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame. She is a member of the Franklin College Athletic Hall of Fame and is also on the governing board for the Central Nine Career Center. She is currently serving her second term as a school board member for the Center Grove Community School Corporation.
Tumey graduated from Franklin College in 1963 with a degree in health and physical education and social studies. She also earned her master’s degree in health and physical education from Indiana University.
Tumey belongs to the Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church where she is a liturgist. She and her husband Dale enjoy traveling, boating and attending sporting events.
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 36 majors, 39 minors and 11 pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.FranklinCollege.edu.Source: Franklin College