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Catalog Number 2017.010.006
Description Nick Pappageorge Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2017. Rectangular brushed metal plaque attached to laminate wood grain board with copper colored brads. Hole drilled in top center of wood portion. Peninsula Sports logo in upper left corner of metal portion - green trophy cup surrounded by blue stars - "2017 Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame."

Photo of Nick Pappageorge in upper right corner of metal inset. Red background, full length photo of man wearing white, red and blue basketball uniform dribbling basketball, dark hair.

Text under logo and photo reads "Nick Pappageorge / Mills High School / Inducted April 13, 2017 / Opponents knew: To beat Nick Pappageorge you would have to outwork him. Gritty, / dedicated and up to the challenge as he progressed through the ranks, he burst onto the / scene at Mills High where he became a basketball force on the Peninsula and in the Bay / Area. At Skyline College, he continued to shine, scoring 904 points and passing for 389 / assists during his two-year stay at the San Bruno school. Then, at St. Mary's College in / 1977 and 1978, he etched his name in the record book, scoring 1,015 points with 408 / assists. He scored 36 points in one game vs. Cal State-Bakersfield. His career averages / were 18.8 points and 7.5 assists per game in Moraga. He was an All-WCAC selection in / both seasons there." (Name and school bold text, all caps, induction date bold cursive, biography case sensitive)

Sponsorship information below biography. Text included in inscription field.
Object Name Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Nick Pappageorge Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2017
Date April 13, 2017
Creator Spotlight Impressions (San Mateo)
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text Below biography on front of plaque, "Sponsored by / San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau / In cooperation with / The Westin S.F. Airport / Media sponsor / San Mateo Daily Journal" (1st, 3rd and 5th lines all caps and bold text; 2nd, 4th and 6th lines case sensitive)

Back of plaque, gray oval sticker, top center: "spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards / 147 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401 / (650) 348-5520 phone (650) 348-2974 fax / /" (All lower case except for address line.)
Provenance Nick Pappageorge was inducted into the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame on April 13, 2017 for his record breaking basketball career at Mills High School, St. Mary's College, and Skyline College.
Notes "Two-time All-West Coast Athletic Conference honoree Nick Pappageorge came to Saint Mary's in 1976 after spending two years at Skyline College. The 6-2 guard made an immediate impact on the Saint Mary's program, both as a dynamic scorer and distributor of the basketball. Pappageorge ended his two-year career at Saint Mary's averaging 18.8 points and 7.5 assists per game. Pappageorge made an impact on the Gaels record books as well. Pappageorge ranks first in career assists average (7.6) and his 408 assists in two seasons ranked first when he graduated and is now third all-time. As a junior he set a the single season record with 213 assists, and his 195 assists his senior season is third all-time. In addition to his passing ability, Pappageorge was a big-time scorer. While posting a school record for assists as a junior, he made a school record 222 field goals and scored 523 total points, which ranks sixth all-time at SMC. As we honor Nick's accomplishments at tonight's game, its ironic that his best scoring performance came against Cal State Bakersfield during the 1976-77 season. On January 11, 1977, he scored a career-high 36 points against the Roadrunners, which ranks as the ninth best single game performance in school history. Pappageorge ended his two-year career with 1,015 points and ranks 20th on the career-scoring list and his 18.8 points per game average is second all-time." [ 09/14/2017]
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-0.75 inches
Search Terms Mills High School
Papageorge, Nick
Pappageorge, Nick
San Andreas Dam
San Bruno - School
Skyline College
St. Mary's College
West Coast Conference (Athletics)
Subjects Awards
People associated with entertainment & sports
People Papageorge, Nick
Pappageorge, Nick