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Helen Plourd (Class of 2007)   (Updated September 2015)
Personal: Married: Armand Alfred PlourdChildren: Mark Alan Plourd, Stephanie Plourd Daigle, RN, Jay Armand Plourd and Jamie Alfred Plourd (twins)

Education: Rockland High School
University of Maine at Orono Certificate of Advance Study, Master’s & Bachelor’s Degrees
Taught grade eight science and language at Thomaston Grammar School for 15yrs. Also GED program

High School Sports: Lettered in the following: Basketball, Softball, Cheerleading and Band
Majorette Sergeant Rockland Drum and Bugle Corp (taught twenty-five girls how to twirl)
Junior Majorette American Legion Drum and Bugle Corp
Assistant instructor for acrobats for Madolyn Oliver School of Dance
Swimming: Certified Swimming Instructor, Waterfront Director at Chickie, Instructor YMCA
Taught swimming and was playground instructor for Rockland Recreation Department 
Pee Wee Basketball: coach, Lady Gregory’s Champions two years and Runner-Up two Years
Skiing: Ski School Instructor at Sugarloaf USA, Instituted first Ski School at Camden Snow BowlSki School Director at Camden Snow Bowl for years


Golfing Honors: 20 consecutive years as Rockland Women’s Golf Club Champion; 33 years as RGC Champion; 13 years as Senior Champion at Rockland Golf Club; Three time Knox County Women’s Golf championMulti winner of Rockland Golf Club Women’s President Cup, Leah Robinson Cup; Multi winner of Rockland Golf Club Couples Championship with husband and others; Multi winner of Parent Child championship with sons, Jay and Jamie

July 2015 -  Abby Spector Award: The Abby Spector Award is voted on by a committee from the men's association, two women's associations and Golf and Ski present to a women for her ability to play golf and contributions to women's golf. 

Spring 2015 - Helen was the first person to receive a Life Membership in the Women's State Golf Association.

President of Rockland Golf Club and also secretary, served on board of directors  
President of Rockland Women’s Golf Association

State Golf Accomplishments: Women’s Senior Champion for two years and Runner-up for two years
Finished in the top five gross averages for 55 years (some were first place)
Finished in the semifinals for WMSGA’s match play championship
Finished in the top ten finalists for WMSGA’s Championship Medal Play for numerous years
Won the State Couples Championship with Wayne (Butch) Farley
Won State Cancer Team Championship for two years at Sugarloaf
Competed in the National Cancer Championship at Doral for two years
Won Pro Lady Championship with Pro Peter Hodgkins
Had six holes-in-ones, Waterville, Springbrook, Kennebec Heights ,(2) Rockland& Country Woods.
Held course records at Rockland, J.W. Parks, Hermon Meadows, Bath and Belgrade Golf Clubs.
Competed in WMSGA’s weekly tournaments for fifty-eight years and won first gross numerous times
Chaired the follow WMSGA committees: Juniors, Rating and Rules
Served on WMSGA’s Executive Board for a myriad of years
Past president, president elect, secretary, handicapper for WMSGA
Chair of WMSGA’s championship, and Senior Championship
Inducted into the Maine Golf Hall of Fame 2011
Serve on the Maine State Golf Association Scholarship Committee New England.

New England Women’s Golf Association Honors: President, president elect
Member of Board of Directors for NEWGA for numerous years
Chairwoman of NEWGA Championship
Finished in top twenty for NEWGA’s Championship for fifteen years
President of Tri-State Championship and Captain of Tri-State Championship
Member of Tri-State Executive Board for numerous years
Member of Tri-State Team for fifty years and won numerous points

Civic Involvement: Chair and committee member of Rockland Recreation Board
Chair and committee member of Rockland ‘s Personnel Board
Rockland Golf Club Director, Chair of Golf Club’s Personnel Board, Greens Committee
State of Maine Sports Hall of Fame Director and on the selection committee
Maine State Golf Association Scholarship Committee
Vice Chair St. Bernard’s Parish Council and Vice Chair for St. Brendan Parish Council
Camden Snow Bowl Board of Directors for numerous years.
Executive Board for Midcoast Junior Golf Association
Extensive work with local youth in skiing and swimming.

Education Honors: Board of Directors for Middle Level Education for numerous years
Elected Middle Level Educator of the year for Maine Association Middle Level Education
Member of Who’s Who Among American Teachers nominated by a former student
Two year book dedications, Affirmation Action Officer for SAD#50 and Support Team Member
Student Council Advisor for numerous years at Thomaston Grammar School