Burgettstown Area High School
University of Pittsburgh
BS Nursing, MS Nursing
As a member of the race walking Burgettstown Area Cadet Sports Club she
surprised everyone by winning the 1975 National Junior Women’s 10
kilometer walk. She upset the heavily favored Beth Harwick of the West
Penn Track Team and a former International champion. She set a new
Junior National and Allegheny Mountain record with a time of 1:05:07,
besting the former record by 39 seconds. With this win she became
Burgettstown’s first female National Champion.
She was the first WPGAL (Now the WPIAL) AA girl’s triple Jump Champion
in 1976 and set 6 school track and field records during her career at
Burgettstown. Dvorsak was Burgettstown star basketball center and led
the team to the WPIAL Semi-Finals in 1978.
A Member of the National Honor Society, Who’s Who of High School
All-American Students and selected a High School Track and Field
At the University of Pittsburgh she was a 1979-1980 All-East Regional,
Track & Field Team, selected “ Most Valuable Player” 1979-1980 and set
the Pitt indoor Pentathlon record 1979-1980
Kathleen is a volunteer softball coach for the Burgettstown Girls Summer
League and the Pittsburgh Patriots Girls Summer League which played in
the National Girls Playoffs. Presently is a volunteer track coach at
Burgettstown High School.