Senior Signing

On Feb. 2, seven athletes signed to play at the next level on national signing day, after 16 athletes had previously signed in November.

New head athletic director Coach McDowell is proud of what these athletes have accomplished over the years in their athletics along with their academics.

“I am so proud of each of our student-athletes that signed their scholarships and national letter of intents to play college athletics,” McDowell said. “Their hard work in the classroom and sports arenas has not gone unnoticed.”

Four year varsity swimmer Lucas Hoke is committed to the Colorado School of mines where he will further is swimming career. Hoke choose the university knowing they had great athletic and academic success. Hoke has big hopes for his performance in college and hopes to help his team achieve success.

“I’m definitely hoping I can contribute to the team in terms of conference and meet performance next year,” Hoke said. “I think everyone who wants to swim in college wants to help their team win their conference meet or dual meets and that’s one of my biggest goals.”

Drill team had their first signee when first year lieutenant Mia Provo signed to continue her dance career at Stephan F. Austin State University. Provo had her eyes set on SFA at only 14 years old. She would attend workshops and showcases at the school and easily fell in love.

“I chose SFA because it had been my dream school since my freshman year of high school,” Provo said.