ProEx, a physical therapist owned private practice specializing in orthopedics, spine and sports medicine, proudly announces that staff member Kate Doherty, Head Athletic Trainer for Wilmington High School, was recently honored at the high school’s graduation award ceremony with the 2010 Wildcat Distinguished Service Award.
The annual award is presented to a community or staff member who has gone above and beyond for the student-athletes at Wilmington High School.
Doherty, who received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Merrimack College, was lauded at the award presentation by Wilmington High School Athletic Director Ed Harrison for maintaining "a high level of professionalism with her athletes and their parents" and for "taking great pride in her work, always going the extra mile for our student athletes."
As Head Athletic Trainer, Doherty oversees the health and safety of more than 600 athletes at Wilmington High School, providing coverage for 18 varsity sports.
An active member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts, Doherty has served as medical volunteer for the Nike Indoor Nationals, US Figure Skating Sectionals, National Taekwondo Championships and the Bay State Games.
"We are very proud of Kate and her continued efforts at Wilmington High School," said Matt McManus, PT, Regional Clinical Director with ProEx Physical Therapy. "Her dedication and commitment to the student-athletes she oversees is truly remarkable."