Carol Smith Wilcom
A Walkersville High School graduate earning a bachelor’s degree at Frostburg State and a master’s degree from Western Maryland College, Carol Smith began her teaching career at Brunswick High School in 1966. Over the next 30 years, she coached field hockey, capturing regional and county titles and coaching her teams to win the 1983 girls’ state track championship, with runner-up honors in 1989 and 1990. In 1979 Smith became the first woman athletic director in Western Maryland, adding numerous new varsity programs for boys and girls. She was active in state and county professional organizations, serving as chairperson or president. Carol Smith was an enthusiastic, talented, and dedicated professional.