Five Melissa High School athletes sign letters of intent


Feb 2018
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Five Melissa High School student-athletes signed a letter of intent on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day.

Athletic directors Claude Webb and Seth Stinton, along with girls’ soccer coach Manuel Avila and volleyball coach Frank DePaolo, gave introductions and spoke of the students’ achievements and college plans.

Family members joined the five seniors as they each signed their letter in the Melissa High School gym during the school’s mega lunch. Photo ops followed with coaches, teammates, and friends.

Lady Cardinal volleyball player Aubrey Grantham signed with Arlington Baptist College.

Three captains from the Lady Cardinal soccer team signed letters of intent: forward Emma Schaeffer signed with Ouachita Baptist University, forward Gillian Stopinski signed with Central Baptist College, and defender Sarah Weideman signed with Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Cardinal football player Jace Ingram signed with Navarro College. Tate Whittington was initially scheduled to sign a letter of intent, but his signing has been moved to a later date.

Media Contact: Maddie Coe, Community Relations

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