Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 222Primary Sponsor: BryanType of Legislation: CRSubject: Richardson, W. KeithDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930126Computer Document Number: NO5/8783BD.93Introduced Date: 19930119Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19930126Last History Type: Received from HouseScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: BryanType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 222 Senate 19930126 Received from House 222 House 19930120 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence 222 Senate 19930119 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO RECOGNIZE W. KEITH RICHARDSON OF CLINTON WHO ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT AS HEAD COACH AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AFTER WINNING TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAMES AND SIX STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TWENTY-FOUR SEASONS AT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL.
Whereas, W. Keith Richardson of Clinton will retire as head coach and athletic director effective at the end of the 1993 school year after winning two hundred thirty-nine high school football games and six state high school football championships in twenty-four seasons at Clinton High School; and
Whereas, the Chester native led the Red Devils to state titles in 1972, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1985, and 1987 and is ranked ninth among all South Carolina football coaches in career victories; and
Whereas, three other Clinton teams finished as state runner-up. Clinton won sixteen region championships under Coach Richardson. One hundred twenty-one of his two hundred thirty-nine victories were by shutout; and
Whereas, Coach Richardson graduated from Presbyterian in 1964 and went to work for Woodruff's W.L. Varner at Woodruff before taking over at Clinton in 1969; and
Whereas, Coach Richardson knew coaching would be a part of his future. "I'm one of the few people who knew what I wanted to do," he said. "I wanted to be a player, and I wanted to coach. I was fortunate to be able to do that"; and
Whereas, in explaining why he has been so successful, Coach Richardson said, "Good players...we've had a lot of overachievers here"; and
Whereas, Coach Richardson will continue as Executive Director of the South Carolina Coaches Association. "It will keep me close to coaches and athletes," he says. "I'm glad to be a part of it."; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly are proud to have this opportunity to thank W. Keith Richardson for all he has done to shape the lives of the young people in this State. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly recognize W. Keith Richardson of Clinton who announced his retirement as head coach and athletic director after winning two hundred thirty-nine high school football games and six state high school football championships in twenty-four seasons at Clinton High School.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Coach Richardson.