26 athletes take part in National Signing Day (video)
CMSD NEWS BUREAU
High school student-athletes across the country committed to college sports programs on National Letter of Intent Signing Day, including 26 from CMSD.
Proud parents watched as the athletes picked up pens and signed their commitment letters Wednesday at the District's East Professional Center.
The group included Chauncy Sanders, who will join the basketball program at Alabama A&M University after playing four years for his father and head coach, Christopher, at John Hay, Glenville quarterback Mykol Brooks, who will play football at the U.S. Naval Academy, Glenville defensive back Coby Bryant, who is headed to the University of Cincinnati, and Glenville defensive lineman Teeshaun Turpin, bound for the University of Tennessee at Martin. Brooks, Bryant and Turpin were among 18 Glenville football players to sign.
For complete coverage, watch this CMSD-TV video.
The players who received scholarships and the colleges are listed below. All are football players with the exception of Sanders.
Collinwood: Kevin Bester (Heidelberg University), Deondre Brown (Heidelberg University), Emanual Mapango (Marietta College)
John Hay: Randy Coleman (Heidelberg University), Camryn Pollard (Heidelberg University), Chauncy Sanders (Alabama A&M)
Lincoln-West: Robert Littlejohn (Malone University), Maurice Talley (Hiram College)
Glenville: Raekwon Barnes (Central State University), Mykol Brooks (United States Naval Academy), Coby Bryant (University of Cincinnati) Jaylen Carver (Garden City Community College), Elliott Gates (Walsh University), Demerius Goodwin (Morgan State University), Adrien Grant (Mercyhurst University), Sylvester Harris (Garden City Community College), Maleek Hutton (Hiram College), Carl Jenkins (Garden City Community College), Javonta Jones (Heidelberg University), Deonn Reddick (Lincoln University), Damontae Richmond (Heidelberg University), Michael Smith (Garden City Community College), Robert Thomas (Lincoln University), Teeshaun Turpin (University of Tennessee at Martin), Tre'shon Walker-Smith (Walsh University), Desmond West (Garden City Community College)