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PALESTINE, October 1, 2013— Palestine ISD will be inducting Adrian Peterson and Sandra Cummings Glover into the Wall of Honor on Friday night, at halftime of the Palestine vs Pittsburg Football Game. Both Adrian Peterson and Sandra Cummings Glover will be in attendance. PISD will also retire Adrian Peterson’s #28 jersey.
Sandra Cummings Glover graduated from Palestine High School in 1987, and ran track at the University of Houston. She went on to a professional career in track competing in the 400 Meter Hurdles.
From 1999-2006 Sandra Cummings Glover was ranked in the top 10 in the world in the 400 Meter Hurdles. In 2000 she competed in the Olympics in Sydney Australia. She was the United States Champion in the 400 Hurdlers for four years, 1999,2000,2001,and 2002. In 2003 and 2004 she was ranked #1 in the world in the 400 Meter Hurdles.
Adrian Peterson graduated from Palestine High School in 2004. He was the #1 Recruit in the nation coming out of High School. He rushed for 2,960 yards in his senior year as at Palestine.
Adrian Peterson played football at the University of Oklahoma where he was an All American. In 2004, he was runner up for the Heisman Trophy and won the Jim Brown Award as College Football’s best running back. He is currently playing for the Minnesota Vikings and was the NFL MVP last season.
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