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Catalog Number 2015.016.006
Description Plaque commemorating Doc Scheppler of Burlingame High School and Pinewood School 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 Scheppler celebrating with a girls basketball team. He is wearing light-colored slacks and a blue sweater, the basketball players are wearing a white uniform with green numbers highlighted in yellow. They are in a basketball arena. A brief biography is also on the front, "For Doc Scheppler, basketball coaching isn't just a profession, it's a calling. It's been / that way for nearly 40 years. A standout player himself at Burlingame and Cañada / College, he pursued a coaching career beginning in the late 1970s. / He was a boys' / head coach at both Capuchino and Burlingame. He moved on to coach girls at / Pinewood School in Los Altos Hills in the mid-1990s. There, Doc has created one of the / outstanding programs in Northern California, winning six state championships, eight / NorCal titles and 13 Central Coast Section crowns. Through the 2014-15 season, his / Pinewood teams have amassed 528 victories." The front of the plaque also has the Sports Hall of Fame logo as well as sponsoring information. 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 Doc Scheppler 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); "DOC SHEPPLER / BURLINGAME HIGH SCHOOL / PINEWOOD SCHOOL / 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 "For Doc Scheppler, basketball coaching isn't just a profession, it's a calling. It's been that way for nearly 40 years. A standout player himself at Burlingame and Cañada College, he pursued a coaching career beginning in the late 1970s. He was a boys' head coach at both Capuchino and Burlingame. He moved on to coach girls at Pinewood School in Los Altos Hills in the mid-1990s. There, Doc has created one of the outstanding programs in Northern California, winning six state championships, eight NorCal titles and 13 Central Coast Section crowns. Through the 2014-15 season, his Pinewood teams have amassed 528 victories."

[San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame]
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Athletics Coach
Basketball
Burlingame High School
Los Altos Hills
Memorabilia
Pinewood School
Scheppler, Doc
Sports
Subjects Athletes
Basketball
Basketball coaches
Basketball players
Burlingame
Girls
Memorabilia
Sports
People Scheppler, Doc