Seward plans parade to honor hometown gold medalist swimmer
August 12, 2021
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskan swimmer Lydia Jacoby, who won a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games, will get a parade in her honor.
Festivities are planned Thursday in her hometown of Seward.
The 17-year-old and her parents will drive in a parade through Seward beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday. Alaska's News Source reports they will then get on a boat that takes tourists on whale watching and other sighting seeing tours to address the crowd that will gather in front of the Fishermen's Memorial.
Jacoby, who will be a senior at Seward High School this year, scored a major upset at the Olym...