24 January 2006
HPER Alumni Awards Ceremony Sat., Jan. 28
State University Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department
has recognized Linda Galloway of Powder Springs, Ga., as the Outstanding
Female Alumna of 2006-07 and E.C. "Baldy" Wilson of Glencoe
as the Outstanding Male Alumnus of 2006-07.
The HPER alumni awards
ceremony will be held Saturday, January 28, at 7:15 p.m. at Pete Mathews
Coliseum prior to the men's basketball game (Gamecocks vs. Tennessee-Martin
at 7:30 p.m.).
Galloway graduated from JSU
in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science in physical Education and received
her master's in physical education in 1983. Galloway is presently teaching
health and physical education at Tapp Middle School in Powder Springs,
Outstanding HPER Female Alumna of 2006-07
Among her numerous honors are the Southern District Honor Award, GAHPERD
Honor Award, Georgia Intramural Director of the Year, PACE Award, NASPE,
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Honor Teacher, Tapp Middle School Teacher
of the Year, AAHPERD Outstanding Hoops for Heart Award, American Red Cross
School Sponsor of the Year, and Georgia Middle School Physical Educator
of the Year.
Her related professional experience includes serving as president of the
Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance;
vice president of Southern District American Alliance of Health, Physical
Education, Recreation, and Dance; and as coordinator of Georgia Hoops
Galloway is married to Joe Galloway and they have one son, Joseph, who
is married and lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
E. C. “Baldy” Wilson
graduated from JSU in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science in physical education
and received his master's in 1971. While attending JSU, he was a three-year
letterman in football and a one-year letterman in basketball. Recently
he was inducted into JSU's Gamecock Hall of Fame.
E. C. “Baldy” Wilson
Outstanding HPER Male Alumna of 2006-07
During his career, Wilson coached the Glencoe High School football and
basketball teams. Glencoe High honored Wilson in 2004 by naming its football
stadium the Wilson/Darnell Stadium. From 1976-1984, Wilson served as the
Etowah County superintendent of education.
Wilson is a member of the JSU alumni board of directors, president of
the County Coaches Association, president of the Etowah Retired Teachers
Association, serves on the Selective Service Board, and has been a board
member of Gamecock Club for 20 years. He presently serves on the board
of the J Club at JSU.
Among his many awards are: State All Star Coach, County Coach of the Year,
JSU Alumni of the Year, inducted into Patriot’s Hall of Honor, and the
Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Wilson is a life member of the JSU Alumni Association. He has been married
to his wife Mattie for more than 50 years. They have a daughter, Annette
Little, and two sons, Dale Wilson and Nathan Wilson, and three grandchildren
and two great granddaughters.
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