GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2017 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

 Nov. 20

Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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David Carl Parlapiano

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S., graduating in 1948... Played football (tackle) for four seasons (1944-47) for the Bulldogs...He also was the kicker on kickoffs and extra points (PATs)...Parlapiano was a two-time, First Team All Conference and All State (1945-46) and was the only player in Pueblo to have been selected to play in two All State Football Games (No other student in Pueblo has ever been selected All State three years in a row)...As a tackle, David was All South Central League (SCL) as a sophomore and earned Honorable Mention All State - all in 1945... Parlapiano also competed in track (four years), golf and wrestling (one season) and the ROTC program as a marksman (one year)...On the track squad, David concentrated on the discus and shot put events...Parlapiano won the SCL title in the discus three straight years and was a three-time runner-up at state in the event (1946-48)... During his senior year, he set a new SCL Record in the discus event that stood for 10 years until the 1960’s...Parlapiano finished runner-up at state as a sophomore in the shot put and earned All Conference in 1947.
 
College: Went to Colorado University (CU) 1948-1949, then transferred to Regis University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1954... While at CU, Parlapiano played tackle on the buffaloes football team and competed on the CU track squad (Discus, Shot Put and Javelin) his freshman year (1949) ...He was selected All Big 8 first team and handled kickoff duties in 1950...Football interrupted by the Korean War and he was a USAF a radar squadron stationed at Rapid City, SD...David participated in the golf program and was a member of the team that won the 1952 Air Defense Command Championship in Waverly, IA...Because of a severe concussion - Parlapiano did not resume football after release from the service...During his senior year in Law School started at Right Tackle for the CU alumni team which defeated the CU Varsity team that beat Oklahoma and Clemson in the Orange Bowl.

Coaching Background: Parlapiano began his coaching career as an assistant football coach at Pueblo Catholic High for two years (1958-59)... He spent nine years (1967-75) coaching both Bantam League Football and Basketball.

Accomplishments:
    American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, and Pueblo Bar Association since 1957.
    Appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court to serve as a member of Colorado State Board of Law Examiners (1968-77).
    Vice President of the Pueblo Bar Association (1976).
    President of the Pueblo Bar Association    (1977).
    Elected to the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors in 1978.
    Served three years on the Board of Directors of Pueblo County Legal Services.
    Served on the board of directors for Pueblo Catholic Social Services.
    Provided Legal Counsel for the Holy Family Parish where he served as Lector.
    Served the Pueblo Junior Chamber of Commerce on the Legislative Advisory Committee.
    Was an active USC Booster, a CU alumnus, a CU Law school alumnus, a CU “"C" club alumnus and an alumni director
    and alumnus of Regis College.
    Served three years on the Board of Directors of the Pueblo Country Club.
    Legal advisor to the Babe Ruth Baseball Chapter.
    Runyon Field Booster Club.

Occupation: David was a Partner and attorney in the Law Firm Preston, Altman and Parlapiano

Personal: Parlapiano lived in Pueblo with his wife, Marjorie... He passed away on September 3, 2008 at age 78.

 

 

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