Football and Soccer Athletes Pen Names for Scholarships
WHAT: The signing for the Division I and Division II NCAA National Letter of Intent for a college scholarship will begin promptly at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) Board Room. These student-athletes will be attending an array of colleges and universities, both here in California and across the country. The students signing letters demonstrate dedication and determination and serve as role models for all students. EGUSD is proud of their hard work and accomplishments.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7:00 a.m. PDT sharp
WHERE: EGUSD District Office: Robert L. Trigg Education Center, 9510 Elk-Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624
WHO: Families, coaches and principals will join these student/athletes who will be receiving Division I & Division II Scholarships.
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.
|Cosumnes Oaks High School||Jacob Trach||Football||Air Force Academy||Thanh and Teri Trach||Derick Milgrim|
|Elijah King||Football||Montana State University||Brian and Monica King||Derick Milgrim|
|Ally Lassetter||Soccer||San Francisco State University||Lewis and Amber Lassetter||Emmanel Vega|
|Meghan Vicek||Soccer||University of Illinois, Springfield||Jim and Kelly Vicek||Emmanel Vega|
|Elk Grove High School||Matt Horne||Football||Northern Arizona University||Julie Horne||John Heffernan|
|Trevor Brown||Soccer||California State University, East Bay||Samantha Brown||Yannis Vakis|
|Monterey Trail High School||Zach Larrier||Football||United States Air Force Academy||Emily Larrier||TJ Ewing|
|Jehiel Budgett||Football||University of California, Davis||James and Sandra Bedgett||TJ Ewing|
|Pleasant Grove High School||Morgan Houston-Shepherd||Soccer||California State University, Long Beach||PJ Shepherd||Kevin Slagle|
|Sheldon High School||Nicole Peoples||Soccer||Academy of the Arts at San Francisco||Glenn and Chang Sook Peoples||Kathryn Shane|
|Valley High School||Tyler Williams-Cescato||Football||University of Idaho||Vicki Cescato and Cathy Williams||David Caldwell|
|Roncelle Waffer||Football||Western New Mexico University||Veronica Battle||Ellis Jenkins|
Video/photograph/interview opportunities: Student-athletes, coaches and parents will be available for interviews. Please contact Communications to schedule a visit at (916) 686-7732.
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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