MCHS football and cheerleaders say goodbye


RICHARD FAIRMAN

Messenger Staff


 Prior to Meade County High School’s first Greenwave football team playing their first game on the newly renovated Hamilton field, the school’s staff and coaches took the time to recognize and celebrate their 16 departing football players, along with four cheerleaders that will graduate this year.

 The cheerleaders were the first to be introduced.

 Elizabeth Dishon: Elizabeth has been accepted to Murry State University and was also offered a scholarship to cheer at Midway University. Her future includes attending a four-year college after high school in the hopes to one day become a nurse. She has been a MCHS cheerleader for the last four years and is also a member of HOSA.

 Sapphire Haynes: Sapphire will attend Georgetown College after high school with a merit and cheer scholarship majoring in biology. She then plans to continue her education at the University of Louisville to become a pediatric hematology oncologist. She has been on the MCHS cheer squad for the last four years, and is also a member of HOSA, Pep Club, FBLA and Chorus.

 Samantha Wolfe: Samantha will attend Midway College after high school where she will continue to cheer while majoring in biology. She will continue her education to one day become a veterinarian. She has been on the MCHS cheer team the last four years, and one of this year’s Captains. She is also a member of Pep Club, Science Club, MCHS band and an active member of the youth leadership at the Brandenburg Church of God.

 Caitlin Yocum: Caitlin has been offered a scholarship to Midway College to cheer, but she is still undecided where she will attend school after graduating but plans to attend a two-year college where she will study criminal justice. She has been on the MCHS cheer team for the last three years and a member of the Skills USA program.

Then the Players:

 Kurt Abersold: Kurt plans to attend the University of Kentucky to major in health science. He has been on the MCHS football team the last four-years and is also a member of HOSA, Y-Club, Pep Club, SADD, FCA, FBLA and active in the Brandenburg United Methodist Church youth group.

 Ben Banks: Ben plans to attend a university to play football after graduating high school where he will study sports management. He is the current DECA President and a member of Pep Club, FCA, SADD, Y-Club, active in the Brandenburg United Methodist Church youth group, also a Flaherty Volunteer Firefighter.

 Logan Carter: Logan plans to attend college after high school to study computer programming. He was also a member of the MCHS archery and band.

 Nate Clarkson: Nate earned a scholarship to the University of Louisville where he will run track while majoring in English. He also plans to one day become the President of the United States. He has been with the varsity football team for three-years and the MCHS varsity track team the last six. He has placed at the KHSAA State Finals in track and is ranked #1 in the state for the 400m dash.

 Zach Clarkson: Zach has earned a track and field scholarship to the University of Kentucky and plans to major in psychology. He has been a member of the MCHS football team the last three-years and a member of the MCHS track team for the last six-years. He is one of the few to place in the top eight in state finals, ranked #1 in the 800m dash, and is currently the front runner to break the school 800m dash record.

 Brayden Curl: Brayden plans to attend Western Kentucky University after high school to pursue a degree in business. He has been a member of the MCHS football team the last four years and is also a member of FBLA while maintaining a GPA above 4.0 all four years while attending MCHS.

 J.T. Godsey: J.T. plans to attend college where he will continue to play football while studying to become an HVAC service Technician. He has been a MCHS football stater for the last three years.

 Marshall Jackson: Marshall plans on attending Western Kentucky University after high school where he will pursue a degree in nursing. He has been a member of the MCHS football team for the last four years and is also a member of FCA, Y-Club, Saint John Youth Group, a HOSA officer, and has been accepted to be in the Lincoln Trail Youth Salute.

 Aidan Neal: Aidan plans on attending Western Kentucky University after high school. He has been a member of the MCHS football team the last four years and is also a member of the MCHS track team and Y-Club.

 Austin Oppel: Austin plans on playing college football after high school, but is still undecided where currently, while majoring in education or sports medicine. He has been a four-year varsity football starter, selected to the 2019 All-District team and is a two-time 1,000+ yard rusher.

 Bryant Rhoads: Bryant plans on attending Western Kentucky University after high school to major in business or play college football at another school. He has been a member of the MCHS football team the last four years and a member of FCA, DECA, and FBLA.

 JJ Richardson: JJ plans to play college football while studying to become a teacher and coach. He has been a MCHS Varsity Football team starter for the last three years, was selected to the 2019 All-District team as a wide receiver and defensive back.

 Eli Ridgway: Eli plans on attending Western Kentucky University after high school. He has been a member of the MCHS varsity football team the last four years, MCHS track and field team for the last three years, FBLA, Y-Club, and received and All-area Honorable Mention for Football.

 Ramses Robles: Ramses plans on attending Western Kentucky University after high school where he will major in criminal justice or may decide to serve his country by joining the military. He has been a member of the MCHS football team the last three years.

 Emilio Sacra: Emilio plans to run track at the University of Kentucky while earning a degree in media arts. He has been a member of the MCHS football teams the last three years, also a member of the MCHS track and field team for the last two years.

 Cole Knoop: Cole’s goal after high school is to make a lot of money.


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