Maryland Alum Dawes Honored with’ Celebration of Terps’ Award

Gaithersburg native and University of Maryland alum (’02) Dominique Dawes was honored Friday night at A Celebration of Terps: Featuring The Maryland awards. Dawes is a gold medal winning gymnast and the CEO of the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academy which opened in Clarksburg during the pandemic.

Fellow Maryland alum Jeff Kinney (’93), author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, was also honored at the ceremony held at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center in College Park. Kinney was born and raised in Fort Washington, Md and  graduated from Bishop McNamara High School.

(Photos courtesy: Jeff Thompson)

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