Dennis Fulmer (2006)
Conway HS and UCA (1954-1958)
High point man in high school junior and senior years when team won state championships. Team won the conference all three years and Fulmer was high point in last two years.
In his senior year he was the holder of 12 individual meet, conference and school records.
Named Outstanding Athlete at 1954 Mid-South Relays in Memphis.
Was offered several track and/or football scholarships, accepted Mississippi State.
Ran a 9.9 100-yard dash that spring. Returned to Conway and UCA in his freshman year.
His track team was AIC champion his sophomore and junior year.
He was high point man, won the 100 yd dash in 9.9 and set a new AIC 220-yard dash record of 21.5 in 1956.
Fulmer was one of three AIC athletes invited to the NAIA Nationals in California. In 1957 he won the 100 yd dash and was on the winning 440 yd relay team.
Coached in Jacksonville before returning to Conway as junior high track coach, winning the district and state track meet, undefeated in 1965.
Following year promoted to senior high track coach with first cross country team winning state in 1966.
Later served as football coach and A.D. at Conway. Left public education in 1977 for private business.