Make Us Proud: Memories of A.W. “Rock” Norman, WW1 Veteran, Coach Extraordinaire

by Carlton M. Mullinax

Genres: Biography, History

ISBN: 9781620205532

240 pages

Price: $15.99

Make Us Proud reflects a personal account of World War 1 told through the stories, humor, and letters of A.W. “Rock” Norman. After the war, he used his experiences to become a well-respected basketball and track coach. Rock Norman coached at Furman University, The Citadel, University of SC-Columbia, and Clemson University. He left a legacy of achievement, dedication, and service to his community.


Raised in rural South Carolina, Carlton M. Mullinax grew up hearing master southern storytellers who always injected humor and homespun philosophies into their tales. Carlton spent 29 years in public education before joining the Ruth Patrick Science Center, USC-Aiken as a science specialist. She continued helping teachers upgrade their hands-on science skills at Winthrop University, Limestone College, and the University of South Carolina. She is a graduate of Limestone College, BS; Converse College, MEd; Furman University M.A.