Paul Parker

Induction Year: 2022
Role: Teacher, Principal and Superintendent

Contributions to the field of athletics (for Coaches and Contributors):

  • Served 45 years in public education as teacher, coach, principal, and superintendent
  • First Superintendent, Wes-Del Community Schools (then Harrison-Washington School Corporation) 1964 – 1985
  • Led the creation and building of Wes-Del Jr. – Sr. High School
  • Initiated the first football program at Wes-Del
  • Hired first female Head Athletic Director (Kay Saunders)
  • Founder, Paul and Lola Parker Scholarship


List of, Awards and Recognitions both during and after high school:

  • Football field named in his honor:  Paul L. Parker Field
  • Inducted into the Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame 2004
  • Received the Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame’s, Lifetime Achievement Award, the James Lightbody Award