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Football and Soccer Athletes Pen Names for Scholarships


WHAT: Setting their sights on their future, 12 high school football and soccer student-athletes will participate in the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Winter Division I and II NCAA National Letter of Intent signing ceremony for a college scholarship. The ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in the EGUSD Board Room. These student-athletes will sign letters of intent to attend an array of colleges and universities on college scholarships, in California and across the country. These student-athlete role models demonstrate resolute dedication and determination for all aspiring students.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, promptly at 7:00 a.m.

WHERE: Robert L. Trigg Education Center, 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624

WHY: EGUSD has thousands of student athletes that participate in athletics each year. Today, we are honoring the athletes that participated in football and soccer. EGUSD is proud to recognize 12 students receiving scholarships as they continue their academic and athletic careers at a Division I or Division II school.

WHO: Families, coaches and principals will join these student athletes who will be receiving Division I and Division II collegiate scholarships:

2018 Winter National Letter of Intent Ceremony List of Student Names:

High School Student Name Sport College/University Coach
Cosumnes Oaks High School Marque Collins Football Weber State University Derick Milgrim
Cosumnes Oaks High School Nick Craig Football Western Oregon University Derick Milgrim
Cosumnes Oaks High School Kahlef Hailassie Football Washington State University Derick Milgrim
Cosumnes Oaks High School Dashea Harper Soccer San Francisco State University Rich Moorhouse
Cosumnes Oaks High School Brad Moorhouse Soccer California State University, Monterey Bay Alejandro Murillo-Chavez
Elk Grove High School Da’Von Frazier Football University of California, Davis John J. Heffernan
Franklin High School Annika Bergstrand Soccer University of Nevada, Reno Eliseo Lopez
Franklin High School Summer England Soccer California State University, Stanislaus Eliseo Lopez
Franklin High School Gabe Ventura Soccer Notre Dame De Namur Nick Charney
Laguna Creek High School Donovan Haynes Football Merrimack College Dan Davis
Monterey Trail High School Tehya Beadles Soccer Alabama A&M David Groves
Monterey Trail High School Benjamin Dadzie Soccer California State Univeristy, Chico Jonathan Strack

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Eventbrite.

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