Name: Paul S. WelliverHonored by The Carroll...


Name: Paul S. Welliver

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being elected vice president of Maryland Athletic Trainers Association

Age: 34

Residence; hometown: Westminster; Washington

Occupation: Program director of Carroll County Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Westminster

Education: Master's degrees from Western Maryland College (counseling) and Indiana State University in Terre Haute (athletic training); bachelor's degree from Gettysburg (Pa.)College in history; graduate of Westminster High School

Family: Wife: Susan, speech therapist at Carroll County Board of Education in Westminster; daughter: Caralyn, 2,; father: Dr. Daniel Welliver, physician in Westminster; mother: Mary Ada, homemaker; brothers: Klee, real estate agent for Grempler in Finksburg, and Tom, accountant in North Carolina; sister: Ellen, homemaker in Walkersville, Frederick County

Place of worship: Westminster United Methodist

Activities/hobbies: Running, ice hockey, computers

Accomplishments: First certified National Athletic Trainers Association athletic trainer to work in the Carroll County public school system; first certified NATA trainer at Newberry (SC) College; three-sport athlete at Westminster Highearning varsity letters in football, lacrosse and basketball; earnedtwo varsity letters in lacrosse at Gettysburg College

Recipient'scomments: "It's been exciting trying to get athletic trainers into the Carroll County public school system. Our goal is to have a certified NATA trainer in every school. If we can get certified trainers in all the schools, we could provide good sports medicine throughout thecounty."

Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can FAX your information to 876-0233.

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