Covell & Brinley Awards

A Davis Tradition Since 1944

A. Vern Ihrig - 1960 (Covell)


Ihrig, of the UCD Architects and Engineers, was described as a “pioneer in the Little League movement” because, as president of the Little League organization for 3 years, he helped with the drilling of wells for water at the fields, building of the concession stand, the bleachers, dugouts, and planting grass; and has worked on the Little League breakfasts since their beginning.  He was also Sixth Area Assistant Regional Director of Little League.  

—Lions Club since 1954, Director ‘55, Chairman of Bulb Sale, Chairman of ambulance fund drive and later the library fund drive

—Organized and directed the building of the Davis Lions Cabin at Enchanted Hills, the camp for the blind

—Member, Citizens Committee for the Public Schools

—Building Consultant, Davis Library

—Member, Davis City Planning Commission 1959

—Advisor, Boy Scouts

 

Presented by Percy Symens July 4 at the UC athletic field