2016 Athletic Hall of Honor Inductees Announced
The Duncanville ISD Athletic Hall of Honor was established to celebrate excellence and salute the contributions of individuals whose advancement of athletics in Duncanville ISD and beyond has made a profound difference in the lives of our young people. Nominees can be coaches, teachers, administrators, athletes, fans, or booster club members who have contributed significantly to Duncanville ISD athletics programs.
The inductees will be honored Thursday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Tom and Verda Shine Performance Hall at Duncanville High School.
Dave Burton is in his 46th year as a state- licensed board-certified athletic trainer. He retired from Duncanville ISD in 2009 after 30 years. During his tenure with Duncanville Athletics, he was the Head Athletic Trainer from 1979-2002. The athletic training program at Duncanville HS was a well-respected model for the health care of student-athletes in the nation. After 2002, Dave continued to practice athletic training with the district and spent the last 4 years as Athletic Trainer/Coordinator of Middle School Athletic Operations. Five student-trainers during his leadership continued their education and became professional athletic trainers.
Janice played basketball for Coach Sandra Meadows from 1968-1971 receiving All-District and letterman honors. Four generations of her family were Duncanville Pantherettes: her grandmother, mother, her niece as well as herself. Janice also lettered in track. In addition to her athletic abilities, she was selected Miss DHS, elected to Student Council Secretary and Treasurer positions and served in the National Honor Society.
Janice was chosen as Duncanville Woman of the Year in 2001 and has served on the Duncanville ISD Board of Trustees since 2012.