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Dr. Wilburn Campbell
Graduate: D.P. E.- Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 1974
M.S. -Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 1968
Undergraduate: B.A. - Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 1966
High School: University High School, Tallahassee, FL ( 1962)
Religious Affiliation: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Albany, GA
2000 - Present National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, Health Education Committee
1997- 1999 Consultant- Safe American Foundation
1996 Chairman - Annual Faculty and Staff Conference
1996 Consultant - Department of Athletics, St. Thomas University- Virgin Islands
1995 Consultant- National Association for Equal Opportunity in High Education (NAFEO)
1991- 1998 Consultant- Turner job Corps
1988 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Visiting Committee, Albany High School
1985- 1986 Workshop Facilitator- Pre-faculty and Staff Conference, Albany State University
1978 - 1986 ARC Safety Consultant - Georgia Division of the American Red Cross
1974- Present Water Safety Instructor Trainer- Albany American Red Cross
1971 - 1975 Faculty Member - American Red Cross National Aquatics School, Camp Ocala
1996 - Present United States Coast Guard Advisory Committee
1999 - Present, 1998- 1999, 1995- 1996, 1991 - Present, 1989 - Present,
1988- 1995, 1991- 1993, 1988- 1990, 1987- 1988, 1983- 1987, 1982- 1983,
1973- 1983, 1976-1977, 1975-1979
(appointed by U.S. Secretary ofTransportation)
National Boating Safety Advisory Committee
National Intramural- Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
Chairman- United States Water Polo Outreach Committee
Board of Directors -International Swimming Hall of Fame
Board of Regents HPER Advisory Committee
Board of Directors- Albany Primary Health Care
National Multi-Cultural Aquatics Enhancement Committee
NCAA Division II Nominating Committee
Chairman - NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Committee
NCAA Division II Representative Nominating Committee
Chairman - American Red Cross Advisory Committee, Georgia Division
NCAA South Advisory Committee - Football
Chairman - Georgia Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women
American Red Cross National Field Office, South East Area
High School Eagle Scout, Recipient; God and Country Award; Varsity Letterman, Football; Student Government Association, President
College Swimming and Track Varsity Letterman; Honor Student; Graduate Assistant; Doctoral Teaching Fellow
1997, 1992, 1992, 1991, 1989 - Present, 1987, 1983, 1978, 1978 - 1979,
1975- 1980, 1976-1988, 1975
Named to Who's Who in Aquatics
Chris Silva Award Recipient - Presented by the International Swimming Hall of Fame
Chairman, Regents Advisory Committee, HPER
Mayor's Proclamation - City of Albany, "Dedication to Improving Lives of Youth:'
Chief Marshall, Albany State University Commencement
Comfleted grant for the Acquisition of a Game Field Fitness Center, Albany State College
Chie Marshall- Parade of Volunteers, American Red Cross National Convention, Atlanta, Georgia
Coached 1st National Black Swimming and Diving Champions
Coached two (2) National Black Swimming and Diving Championship Teams
Coached five (5) SIAC Conference Swimming and Diving Championship Teams. Administrator for a national recognized National Youth Sports
Program (NYSP) - Superlative
Administrator for Successful Intercollegiate Conference and Regional Recognized Athletic Teams
Student Marshall, Commencement Activities, Albany State College
Originator and Director of one of the Most Successful Continuing Education Programs for the ASC- A)C
GA Association of Teacher Educators
Phi Delta Kappa International Professional Education Fraternity
United States Coast Guard
Georgia Association of Recreation and Parks
Co-Chair of Southwest Georgia United Negro College Fund Drive
Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity- Delta Delta Chapter
Phi Epsilon Kappa National Physical Education Honor Fraternity
Professional Association of Georgia Educators
National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics
Georgia Association of Teacher Educators
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Director of Championship, Vice-President
Georgia Association ofHPERD; Past Chairman Aquatics Section
American Alliance for HPERD

Ricardo Lockette
Wide Receiver for Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers & Seattle Seahawks.
Team won 3 consecutive National Football Conference Championships
Played in 3 consecutive Super Bowls - XLVII, XLVIII and XLIX
Super Bowl Champions (Seattle Seahawks XLVII)
2014 - 2015 Recipient of the Fort Valley State University Wildcat Trailblazer Award
20 15 NFL Pro Bowl Nominee for Seattle Seahawks Special Team
2015 Seahawks Special Team Captain
Harmon's 2004 Viking Invitational Highest Point Award
2005 Monroe High School Track and Field Athlete of the Year
Harmon's 2005 Viking Invitational High Point Award
2005 GHSA Region AAA Championship in 400 Meters and 4 x 100 Meter Rely
2005 GHSA's Herman J. Stegeman Trophy
SIAC Championship for 400 Meters
2009 SIAC Track and Field Athlete of the Year
2009 NCAA Division II National Championship in 200 Meters
2009 NCAA Division II National Bronze Championship in 400 Meters
2009 NCAA Division II National Bronze Championship in 1600 Meters
Fort Valley State University 2010 Athlete of the Year
2008 U.S. Olympics Trials Hopeful
2011 NFL Combine; tied fastest time with 4.34 in 40 Yard Dash
PR in 40 Yard Dash 4.26; bench 225 pounds a total of 22 times
5 Years in the National Football League (NFL)
City of Albany, Georgia and Dougherty County proclaimed March 22, 20 14 as Ricardo Lockette Day
Met President Barack Obama at The White House with the Seahawks on his birthday, May 21, 2014
2015 NFL Week 6 Number One Play
The third Saturday in March named Ricardo Lockette Day, an annual event in Albany, Georgia as ''A Day of Peace and
Active supporter of Boys and Girls Clubs of America - Personal Appearances and Fundraiser
Frequent visitor/speaker at public schools stressing importance of Faith, Character, and Goal Setting
Conducted football camps for students
Featured in Summer 2015 Albany Living Magazine - article titled "Faith, Family & Football"

Antwone Savage
High School:
A three year starter at Westover High School. Accounted for 2.099 total yards as a senior. Spent time as quarterback receiver and cornerback. Completed 70 of 129 passes for 1,230 yards and 10 touchdowns in his final season. Also rushed for 869yards on 127 carries (6.8 yards per carry) and nine touchdowns. Had 26 tackles, three tackles for loss, two caused fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception on defense. Returned the interception 40 yards for a touchdown. Named as the Albany Herald All-Purpose Back. Also a first- team member of the Albany Herald's AllSouthwest Georgia squad. Coached by Richard Hodges.
After high school, Antwone attended the University of Oklahoma on a football scholarship. He started for four years and won a National Championship while attending Oklahoma. In 2003 he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as a free agent. After his short NFL career he began playing Arena Football for the Spokane Shocks and from there to his hometown where he played for the South Georgia Wildcats and the Albany Panthers.
Freshman of the Year in the Big 12 by The Sporting News. Played in all 12 games with six starts. Set single season school records for catches (31) and reception yardage (426) by a freshman. Finished third on the team in both categories. Ranked #8 nationally among freshman in receiving yards. Yards per catch (13.7) was the highest on the team. 254 of his 426 yards came after the catch (8.2 ypc). First Oklahoma receiver to reach the century mark in receiving yardage in a game when he collected 100 yards on sLx catches against Texas. Six catches (76 yards) in the Independence Bowl game vs. Mississippi. One of three freshman receivers (Damian Mackey and Curtis Fagan) to record at least 28 catches. Also played on special teams where he logged two tackles and had one punt return for seven yards. Honored by Oklahoma coaches as the Freshman/Newcomer of the Year along with Quentin Griffin. Caught at least one pass in 11 of the 12 games, including the last five games.
First team All-Big 12 by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Second team by the Big 12 coaches and the Houston Chronicle. The Sooner's leading receiver with 48 catches for 598 yards. Total catches was the third best all-time single-season total at OU. Total yards ranked as the fourth best all-time single-season effort for a Sooner. Three touchdowns averaged 48 yards in length. Had 293 yards after catches, the second best total on the squad. Seven catches for 116 yards one touchdown at Kansas State. A 74 yard touchdown was Oklahoma's longest pass play of the season. Career-best eight receptions (76 yards) at Texas A&M. Also had six catches against Rice (63 yards) and Baylor (82 yards and a touchdown). Ended the regular season as Oklahoma's third-leading rusher. Had 160 yards and one touchdown on 12 carries (13.3 avg.). Broke a 40-yarder for a touchdown against Kansas.
All-Big 12 Second Team (Big 12 Coaches). Topped the Sooner wide receivers with 446 yards and five receiving touchdowns. Had a blockbuster day against Kansas State when he caught two passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns (63 and 75 yards), threw a 33-yard touchdown pass and returned four kickoffs for a total of 94 yards. Finished the day with 232 all-purpose yards. Became just the fourth Sooner to throw and catch a touchdown pass in the same game. Completed a 33-yard TD toss to backup quarterback Hunter Wall on a fake punt. Season-high seven receptions against Tulsa. Fifteen of his 34 catches came over the final four games. Rushed twice against Nebraska for 23 yards, including a long of21. Returned 14 kickoffs for 428 yards, an average of30.6 per return yardage had he met the NCAA's minimum for attempts. He averaged 1.16 returns per game, while the minimum was 1.2. His 621 career kickoff return yards are No. 10 at OU and the 114 he logged vs. Nor th Carolina ranks No.5 for a game at the school. Just the 35th Sooner to eclipse 2,000 all-purpose yards. Antwone was said to enter his next season needing just two receptions to set an Oklahoma career record. He had 16 career rushes for 186 yards.
South Georgia Wildcats signed wide receiver/defensive back Antwone Savage (5-11, 183 pounds), an Albany native and Westover High School standout who finished his college car eer at Oklahoma as the school's second all-time receiver. Savage totaled 157 receptions for 2,009 yards and 13 touchdowns. In 2002, he had 35 catches for 438 yards and four touchdowns. He also returned 12 kickoffs for 316 yards and earned second team All-Big 12 Conference honors as a kickoff returner. Savage led the Sooners receivers with 34 receptions for 446 yards and five touchdowns in 2001 and was voted first team All-Big 12 Conference by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. As a sophomore, Savage led the Sooners with 50 catches for 621 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 160 yards on 12 car rie rs and a touchdown.

Andre Young
After being named MVP at Nationals in the 2004 Youth Basketball of America
championship game, Andre Young was featured in the nationally-acclaimed sports magazine, Sports Illustrated For Kids, which may have kick started his illustrious basketball career.
Andre appeared in the Faces of the Crowd section of the magazine, and
instantaneously become a household name in Albany as Fox-31, WALB and The
Albany Herald all picked up the story.
Soon thereafter, the rising high school freshman received a letter from Deerfield
Windsor's basketball coach, Gordy Gruhl, introducing the college prep private
school to Andre and his family.
Andre attended DWS his freshman year and almost immediately began rewriting
the school's record books. After four years at Deerfield, Andre left as the school's overall scoring leader with 2,062 points. In addition, he also walked off with the following marks:
School's career assist leader with 471
School's career steals leader with 498
First in career free throw percentage at 78.09
First in career three pointer made at 199
First in career total field goals made at 780
As Andre racked up these lofty numbers on the high school hardwoods, his work on the Nike circuit is likely what caused college coaches and scouts to take notice. He was ranked a 4-star high school recruit and number 9 point guard nationally by the well-respected Scout.com website. Another high school recruit
website, Rivals.com had him ranked at number 125, regardless of position, and ESPN.com ranked him #18 among all high school point guards. This garnered the point guard D-1 offers from Clemson, Maryland, Purdue, Auburn, South Florida, Butler and Wichita State, among others.
Andre graduated from Deerfield in 2008 with a full basketball scholarship to Clemson University which plays arguably in the toughest basketball conference in the country- the ACC. While at Clemson, Andre continued to make his presence known in the record books. In four years, he earned the following accolades in Clemson's all-time record books.
Andre fini shed third in Clemson history with a 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio - he had 342 assists and 163 turnovers during his four years with the Tigers.
He made 236 career three-point goals, fourth most in Clemson history.
He had 184 career steals, placing him seventh in the Clemson record books.
Andre was second in the ACC with a 2.36 assist-to-turnover ratio. That was also the eighth best ratio for a single season in Clemson history.
Andre played 3,489 minutes in his career, 12th most in the Clemson record books.
He finished his career with 1,223 points, which landed him at number 25 on the school's all-time scoring list.
As a Senior at Clemson and team captain, Andre was named to the All ACC Defensive Team, All -ACC Academic Team, ranked second in steals in the
ACC, second in assist-to-turnover ratio, second in minutes played, third in 3-point field goal percentage, fourth in 3-pointers made, sixth in assists and
12th in scoring in the ACC with 13.3 points per game.
During his Senior season at Clemson, Deerfield-Windsor retired the #11 basketball jersey of Andre Young.
Upon his Clemson graduation in 2012, Andre was invited to try out for two NBA teams- Golden State and Sacramento. Both the Warriors and Kings took a hard look at him before he eventually traveled overseas to play professionally in Holland (2012), Ukraine (2013), and France, where he is playing today.

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