Supporting Paul Sutherland

Support for Paul Sutherland
Posted on 09/29/2017
Paul Sutherland

The School District of Pickens County sends its prayers and support to Pendleton High School football coach Paul Sutherland, who suffered a heart attack after a football game on September 22.

"Coach Sutherland sets an example that transcends the boundary between our school districts," said Dr. Danny Merck, SDPC Superintendent. "I had the pleasure of working with Paul when I was principal at Pendleton High, and his friendship was one of the greatest things I gained there. He understands how to build a school culture, and he knows how to live with character."

Merck wore black and gold, the colors of the Pendleton Bulldogs, in Sutherland's honor on Friday.