"Strength of body & mind"
The Michael Zemanek
Memorial Foundation, Inc.
LETTER FROM AN NU TEAMMATE:
I never got the privilege to know you, but I feel like I do from hearing all of the stories about you. Your positive attitude, determination, work ethic, and liveliness lives on through the team. You are a role model to us and remind us to try our best and enjoy every day. You left your mark on this world and this team. Thank you. You are always in our hearts. Sending much love.
Love Kylee ♥️ 06 Dec 18
The Orange County Sheriff's Department renamed their annual Community Policing Award to the “Deputy Michael Zemanek Award." The award is given to one of their deputies who demonstrates outstanding commitment to duty and community service. Award recipients include:
Mike’s Legacy: Our lives are not our own. The strong are here to care for the weak. Our personal success is the foundation upon which we build to help others who are less fortunate. We are not here for ourselves, but rather we are here for those around us, not to be self-centered, but to be self-sacrificing and selfless.
DUI & Speed Enforcement
Mike's legacy was kept alive by the Norwich University (NU) Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Team.
An annual award named:
"The Michael Zemanek Mental Toughness Award”
is given to the NU senior who, throughout their swimming/diving career, exemplified:
Excellent Academic Standing &
In honor of their fallen deputy, the Orange County Sheriff's Department in Chelsea, VT provided a $200.00 annual scholarship grant entitled "The Michael Zemanek Award." The grant was given to any high school senior in Orange County Vermont pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management Services or Fire Science of the Sheriff's choosing.
Mike Zemanek 1650 yd. Freestyle
Michael A. Zemanek (1990 - 2013) experienced a Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS).
Michael grew up in Voorheesville, NY where he: