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Catalog Number 2016.010.004
Description Bob Keropian Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2016. Plaque commemorating Bob Keropian of El Camino High School being inducted into the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame on June 8, 2016. The plaque is printed on silver-colored metal with a 3" x 2.5" photograph mounted to the upper right hand corner. Metal and photograph are mounted beneath acrylic with gold-colored decorative brads onto an mdf wooden base covered in a dark woodgrain vinyl laminate. Top left corner has the 2016 Peninsula Hall of Fame logo which consists of a blue ribbon that reads "20 Peninsula Sports 16" across the base of a green trophy whose base reads, "HALL / OF / FAME" with arcs of 7 blue stars on either side. Black and white photograph shows Keropian dribbling a basketball down the court with a player in white running after him. Keropian is in a darker colored uniform that includes shiny shorts, a tank top and dark high-top sneakers. A brief biography is also on the front: "An outstanding high school and college athlete and four-sport letterman at San Francisco State, Bob Keropian has been president of the Northern California Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame for the past 20 years. During his tenure in that post, the foundation has distributed nearly $1.5 million in scholarship funds to Bay Area football players and donations to the athletic programs of North County high schools. The founding principal of El Camino High in South San Francisco, Bob served as the school's chief executive for 29 years. He received the NFF's National Leadership Award in 2004 and 2008. He is a former South San Francisco Citizen of the Year." The back of the plaque has an oval sticker with the logo and contact information for Spotlight Impressions, the manufacturer of the plaque.
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Bob Keropian Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2016
Date June 8, 2016
Creator Spotlight Impressions (San Mateo)
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "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 / /" (silver colored oval-shaped sticker with black text on back); "Bob Keropian / El Camino High School / Inducted June 8, 2016 / … / SPONSORED BY / San Mateo County / Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau / PLATINUM SPONSOR / First National Bank" (printed on front)
Provenance Sponsored by the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau; platinum sponsor is the First National Bank.
Notes "Teacher, high school principal, athlete, coach, inventor represent just a few of titles earned by Bob Keropian, the West Region Coordinator and president of the Northern California Chapter. For nearly 50 years, Bob has given his time and talent to the NFF, always with a keen focus on his educational roots.

A multi-sport athlete at Washington High School in San Francisco..."
[ 6/6/2016]
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1.875 inches
Search Terms Awards
El Camino High School
Keropian, Bob
Subjects Awards
People Keropian, Bob