Year Inducted: 2014
Nominated By: Hoy E. Frakes (colleague)
Sports Competed In: Football, Softball, Tennis
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1950... Played football (halfback) and tennis (doubles) for the Wildcats from 1948-50.
Went to Pueblo Junior College (PJC) and played tennis (singles and doubles) for two seasons (1951 and 1956)... He joined the Ninth Naval District where he played tennis and was a pitcher on the softball team for three years (1952-54)...Trevithick returned to Colorado and attended Colorado State College of Education (now the University of Northern Colorado) where he played one season of tennis (1957) before graduating in 1958.
● Trevithick won the 1950 Colorado State H.S. Doubles Championship with Jerry Starika for Pueblo Central.
● At PJC, Bob won the Conference Singles Championship in 1951.
● Conference Doubles Champion with Ted Aguilera in 1956.
● Ninth Naval District Singles Tennis Champion (1952-53).
Bill coached the tennis teams at Pueblo Central H.S., for six years (1962-69).
Bill survived being hit by a Rip Ripley pitch (pitcher for the National Champion - Pueblo VFW softball team), during a game at the Pueblo City Park Softball Field.
● Taught long range navigation to navy pilots from 1953-55. Skills needed for the Korean War.
● Bill has served on the Board of the Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions, the Boars of the Colorado Credit.
● Trevithick continues to serve as Treasurer of Sunwest Credit Union, as well as serving on the Diocesan Finance Council for the Pueblo Diocese.
● Elected "Volunteer of the Year" by the Colorado Credit Union Association (CCUA) in 2009.
● In keeping with Athletics, he has organized five different golf tournaments for the Colorado Credit Union foundation, that raised over $25,000.
Bill is a lifetime member of the National Education Association (NEA).
Elected to the Pueblo Central H.S., “Hall of Honor” in 2013.
Teacher/Coach/Administrator in School District #60.
Lived in Pueblo, CO...Passed away on Oct. 26, 2018.