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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR COACH PAULA KIRKLAND OF DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL FOR HER OUTSTANDING CAREER AS BOTH COACH AND EDUCATOR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON REACHING THE MILESTONE OF HER 700TH CAREER VOLLEYBALL WIN.
Whereas, the General Assembly is pleased to learn that Coach Paula Kirkland of Dorman High School in Spartanburg County School District 6 reached her 700th career volleyball win on Saturday, August 25, 2012; and
Whereas, Coach Kirkland has been at Dorman since 1981. In her first season, she went 12-2 and reached the first round of the playoffs. Her first region championship came in 1987, and her players won the state championship for the first time in 1990; and
Whereas, during her tenure, she has led her teams to eleven state titles and twenty-one region titles. She has been Region Coach of the Year and Herald-Journal Coach of the Year fourteen times and North-South All-Star Coach three times; and
Whereas, in addition, she was inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2003; and
Whereas, cognizant of her excellence as a coach, the General Assembly takes great pleasure in commending Paula Kirkland on her fine career, and the members join with the many voices lending tribute to her on the achievement of her seven hundredth career volleyball victory. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize and honor Coach Paula Kirkland of Dorman High School for her outstanding career as both coach and educator, and congratulate her on reaching the milestone of her 700th career volleyball win.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to Coach Paula Kirkland.
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