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Catalog Number 2015.016.004
Description Plaque commemorating Sara Fulp Allen of Half Moon Bay High School and Menlo College being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on July 23, 2015. The plaque is silver acrylic mounted with golden screws onto a dark wooden base. Plaque includes image of Sara Fulp-Allen crouching down wearing a blue wrestling uniform at a wrestling match. A brief biography is also on the front, "Sara Fulp Allen is part of a new breed. Female wrestlers are just now coming into / vogue and Sara, a member of a wrestling family, is part of this growing movement, / a very big part. She's one of the originals in her sport on the Peninsula. Sara set / competitive standards at Half Moon Bay, where she was a California state champion / for three straight years and a national titlist for two. Later at Menlo, she was a three- / time women's national champion. A seven-time member of the U.S. National Team, / Sara placed third in the American Olympic Trials in 2004 and 2008. A wrestling / coach in her own right, she has been a resident at the U.S. Olympic Training Center / in Colorado." 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 Sara Fulp Allen San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2015
Date July 23, 2015
Creator Spotlight Impressions (San Mateo)
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "2015 Peninsula Sports / HALL / OF / FAME" (text on front left upper corner); "SARA FULP ALLEN / HALF MOON BAY HIGH SCHOOL / MENLO COLLEGE / Inducted July 23, 2015" (text on front middle); additional text on front includes biography; "SPONSORED BY / San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau / IN COOPERATION WITH / San Mateo County Event Center / PRESENTING SPONSOR / San Mateo Daily Journal" (text on front lower middle); "spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards" (silver oval sticker with black text on back complete with location, address and contact information)
Provenance Sponsored by the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
Notes "Sara Fulp Allen is part of a new breed. Female wrestlers are just now coming into vogue and Sara, a member of a wrestling family, is part of this growing movement, a very big part. She's one of the originals in her sport on the Peninsula. Sara set competitive standards at Half Moon Bay, where she was a California state champion for three straight years and a national titlist for two. Later at Menlo, she was a three-time women's national champion. A seven-time member of the U.S. National Team, Sara placed third in the American Olympic Trials in 2004 and 2008. A wrestling coach in her own right, she has been a resident at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado."

[San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame]
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Fulp Allen, Sara
Half Moon Bay High School
Menlo College
Wrestling
Subjects Athletes
Half Moon Bay
Memorabilia
Wrestlers
Wrestling
People Fulp Allen, Sara