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Catalog Number 2015.016.003
Description Plaque commemorating Debbie Dyson of Hillsdale High 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 headshot image of Dyson wearing a light-colored knit sweater against a blue background. A brief biography is also on the front, "In the early 1980s, Debbie Dyson came onto the San Mateo County girls' basketball / scene like a bolt out of the blue. Quick, strong and ultra-dynamic, she rapidly estab- / lished herself as one of the premier prep players on the Peninsula and in the Central / Coast Section. In one memorable high school contest, Debbie poured in a record 49 / points. During her career at Hillsdale, she became one of the school's all-time finest / female athletes and was recognized as the San Mateo County basketball player of / the year in 1984. She also shone in track and field with several records set during her / time in 100M and 200M sprints. Debbie took her considerable skills to Santa Clara / University, where her basketball achievements still dot the Broncos' record book." 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 Debbie Dyson 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); "DEBBIE DYSON / HILLSDALE HIGH 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 "In the early 1980s, Debbie Dyson came onto the San Mateo County girls' basketball scene like a bolt out of the blue. Quick, strong and ultra-dynamic, she rapidly established herself as one of the premier prep players on the Peninsula and in the Central Coast Section. In one memorable high school contest, Debbie poured in a record 49 points. During her career at Hillsdale, she became one of the school's all-time finest female athletes and was recognized as the San Mateo County basketball player of the year in 1984. She also shone in track and field with several records set during her time in 100M and 200M sprints. Debbie took her considerable skills to Santa Clara University, where her basketball achievements still dot the Broncos' record book."

[San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame Plaque]
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Basketball
Dyson, Debbie
Hillsdale High School
San Mateo County
Santa Clara University
Sports
Subjects Athletes
Basketball
Basketball players
Memorabilia
San Mateo
People Dyson, Debbie