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2018 Corrigan/Faircloth Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipients

Brent Apple
Southeast Guilford High School

The son of Garrett and Charlene Apple, Brent was a football all-conference selection, all-area honorable mention, and runner-up for offensive player of the year. Along with being on the A-B honor roll, Brent has been offered presidential scholarships from several schools, including Brevard, Catawba, and Campbell. He was selected all-conference in track and is an active member of the FFA, Men of Destiny, and Psychology Clubs. Brent’s community service includes mentoring students at Alamance and Nathaniel Greene Elementary Schools, coaching a community basketball team for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls, as well as umpiring in the Miracle League of High Point. Coached by Kennedy Tinsley, Brent plans to attend Western Carolina, Appalachian State, or Greensboro College to major in wildlife biology, marine biology, or zoology.

Brent Apple
Southeast Guilford High School

The son of Garrett and Charlene Apple, Brent was a football all-conference selection, all-area honorable mention, and runner-up for offensive player of the year. Along with being on the A-B honor roll, Brent has been offered presidential scholarships from several schools, including Brevard, Catawba, and Campbell. He was selected all-conference in track and is an active member of the FFA, Men of Destiny, and Psychology Clubs. Brent’s community service includes mentoring students at Alamance and Nathaniel Greene Elementary Schools, coaching a community basketball team for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls, as well as umpiring in the Miracle League of High Point. Coached by Kennedy Tinsley, Brent plans to attend Western Carolina, Appalachian State, or Greensboro College to major in wildlife biology, marine biology, or zoology.

Brandon Bullins
East Forsyth High School

The son of Randy and Tracie Bullins, Brandon was a two-year team captain, two-time all-conference selection, second team all-area, and selected as player of the week several times. In addition to being on the honor roll, Brandon was a Reflections Honor Project honoree in 2014. His community service includes volunteer work at the YMCA and Salem Towne. Coached by Todd Willert, Brandon plans to attend Fairmont State and hopes to have a career in meteorology, biology, or physics.

Brandon Bullins
East Forsyth High School

The son of Randy and Tracie Bullins, Brandon was a two-year team captain, two-time all-conference selection, second team all-area, and selected as player of the week several times. In addition to being on the honor roll, Brandon was a Reflections Honor Project honoree in 2014. His community service includes volunteer work at the YMCA and Salem Towne. Coached by Todd Willert, Brandon plans to attend Fairmont State and hopes to have a career in meteorology, biology, or physics.

Jake Christman
Western Alamance High School

The son of Joel and Shea Christman, Jake was a team captain his senior year, selected for all-conference, first team all-region, first team all-state, and all-region offensive player of the year. In addition to his success on the football field, Jake participated in the Students Teaching and Reaching Students (S.T.A.R.S.) program where he worked with younger students. Coached by Jeff Snuffer, Jake plans to attend Elon and would like to have a career as a physician’s assistant, physician, or a lawyer.

Jake Christman
Western Alamance High School

The son of Joel and Shea Christman, Jake was a team captain his senior year, selected for all-conference, first team all-region, first team all-state, and all-region offensive player of the year. In addition to his success on the football field, Jake participated in the Students Teaching and Reaching Students (S.T.A.R.S.) program where he worked with younger students. Coached by Jeff Snuffer, Jake plans to attend Elon and would like to have a career as a physician’s assistant, physician, or a lawyer.

Mason Chu
Southwest Guilford High School

The son of John and Ruth Chu, Mason was a captain on the football team and received the coaches award. In addition to being a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and ping pong clubs, Mason also participated in basketball, baseball, and swimming while in high school. His community service includes volunteering with the High Point Youth Leadership Academy and the Jamestown United Methodist Church mission trip. Coached by Eric Rainey, Mason plans to attend Carson-Newman and pursue a career in exercise Science.

Mason Chu
Southwest Guilford High School

The son of John and Ruth Chu, Mason was a captain on the football team and received the coaches award. In addition to being a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and ping pong clubs, Mason also participated in basketball, baseball, and swimming while in high school. His community service includes volunteering with the High Point Youth Leadership Academy and the Jamestown United Methodist Church mission trip. Coached by Eric Rainey, Mason plans to attend Carson-Newman and pursue a career in exercise Science.

Isaiah Coleman
Walter M. Williams High School

The son of Corey Peterkin and Latasha Coleman, Isaiah was a two-year football team captain, three-time all-conference selection, two-time all-region and team MVP. In addition to being selected a member of the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, Isaiah was also active in Young Life, was vice-president of the D.R.E.A.M. team, and tutored 8th grade students in math. Coached by Jim McGill, Isaiah plans to attend NC State, NC Central, or UNC Charlotte to study electrical or civil engineering.

Isaiah Coleman
Walter M. Williams High School

The son of Corey Peterkin and Latasha Coleman, Isaiah was a two-year football team captain, three-time all-conference selection, two-time all-region and team MVP. In addition to being selected a member of the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, Isaiah was also active in Young Life, was vice-president of the D.R.E.A.M. team, and tutored 8th grade students in math. Coached by Jim McGill, Isaiah plans to attend NC State, NC Central, or UNC Charlotte to study electrical or civil engineering.

Connor Cortes
Bishop McGuinness High School

The son of Jim and Patty Cortes, Connor was a football team captain and recipient of the Villain award. In addition to being on the honor roll for four years, Connor played baseball, was active in the Special Olympics Club, the Senior Mentor Club, and was president of the Bishop McGuinness Pit Crew. He volunteered with the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church nursery the Miracle League and Special Olympics. Coached by Drew Hackett, Connor plans to attend East Carolina, UNC-Charlotte, or Appalachian State to major in communications or construction management.

Connor Cortes
Bishop McGuinness High School

The son of Jim and Patty Cortes, Connor was a football team captain and recipient of the Villain award. In addition to being on the honor roll for four years, Connor played baseball, was active in the Special Olympics Club, the Senior Mentor Club, and was president of the Bishop McGuinness Pit Crew. He volunteered with the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church nursery the Miracle League and Special Olympics. Coached by Drew Hackett, Connor plans to attend East Carolina, UNC-Charlotte, or Appalachian State to major in communications or construction management.

Wilbert Cruz-Cisneros
R.J. Reynolds High School

The son of Reyes Cruz-Revera and Natividad Cisneros-Hernandez, Wilbert was a team captain and recipient of the coaches’ award. In addition to being on the “A” honor roll, Wilbert is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish National Honor Society and has been offered several scholarships, including the presidential scholarship from High Point University and Deans Scholarship from Greensboro College. He has been active in the JROTC where he was selected as battalion commander, captain of the wrestling team, and has volunteered through his church working at a homeless shelter. Coached by Pat Crowley, Wilbert plans to attend UNC Charlotte, Appalachian State, or Western Carolina and will major in business administration, accounting, or communications.

Wilbert Cruz-Cisneros
R.J. Reynolds High School

The son of Reyes Cruz-Revera and Natividad Cisneros-Hernandez, Wilbert was a team captain and recipient of the coaches’ award. In addition to being on the “A” honor roll, Wilbert is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish National Honor Society and has been offered several scholarships, including the presidential scholarship from High Point University and Deans Scholarship from Greensboro College. He has been active in the JROTC where he was selected as battalion commander, captain of the wrestling team, and has volunteered through his church working at a homeless shelter. Coached by Pat Crowley, Wilbert plans to attend UNC Charlotte, Appalachian State, or Western Carolina and will major in business administration, accounting, or communications.

Myles Edringston
Northern Guilford High School

The son of Billy and Lenny Edringston, Myles was a captain of the football team, recipient of the Northern Guilford Coaches’ Award and academic all-conference. In addition to being a member of the Beta Club, Myles was selected as leader for the Student of the Month Breakfast and is active in the Embracing Leadership Through Diversity in Athletics (ELDA) Club. His community service includes highway cleanup with the Beta Club, reading to youth, assisting with football summer camp, and church activities. Coached by Erik Westberg, Myles plans to attend UNC-Charlotte or UNC-Chapel Hill and hopes to be a sports physician or physical therapist.

Myles Edringston
Northern Guilford High School

The son of Billy and Lenny Edringston, Myles was a captain of the football team, recipient of the Northern Guilford Coaches’ Award and academic all-conference. In addition to being a member of the Beta Club, Myles was selected as leader for the Student of the Month Breakfast and is active in the Embracing Leadership Through Diversity in Athletics (ELDA) Club. His community service includes highway cleanup with the Beta Club, reading to youth, assisting with football summer camp, and church activities. Coached by Erik Westberg, Myles plans to attend UNC-Charlotte or UNC-Chapel Hill and hopes to be a sports physician or physical therapist.

Amin Elamrani
Northeast Guilford High School

The son of Saddiq and Karol Elamrani, Amin was selected to the all-conference football team, and was a two-time player of the week. In addition to being on the A honor roll, Amin was a three-time academic all-conference and an honor student. He is a member of the track team and is active in the multicultural club. His community service includes field set up for a women’s football league and projects through Habitat for Humanity. Coached by Earl Bates, Amin plans to attend Wake Forest, Campbell, or Saint Andrews and hopes to have a career in marketing, business, or as a personal trainer/coach

Amin Elamrani
Northeast Guilford High School

The son of Saddiq and Karol Elamrani, Amin was selected to the all-conference football team, and was a two-time player of the week. In addition to being on the A honor roll, Amin was a three-time academic all-conference and an honor student. He is a member of the track team and is active in the multicultural club. His community service includes field set up for a women’s football league and projects through Habitat for Humanity. Coached by Earl Bates, Amin plans to attend Wake Forest, Campbell, or Saint Andrews and hopes to have a career in marketing, business, or as a personal trainer/coach

Kendyl Graves
Eastern Guilford High School

The son of John and Teressa Graves, Kendyl was a three-year varsity letterman, all-conference, all-region, and selected to play in the East-West All-Star football game. In addition to being a member of the Beta Club, Kendyl has been a four-time academic all-conference and is active in the Men of Distinction and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His community service includes volunteering at Sedalia and McLeansville Elementary Schools. Coached by Doug Robertson, Kendyl plans to attend Winston-Salem State, Johnson C. Smith, or Fayetteville State and hopes to have a career in sports management, coaching, or physical education.

Kendyl Graves
Eastern Guilford High School

The son of John and Teressa Graves, Kendyl was a three-year varsity letterman, all-conference, all-region, and selected to play in the East-West All-Star football game. In addition to being a member of the Beta Club, Kendyl has been a four-time academic all-conference and is active in the Men of Distinction and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His community service includes volunteering at Sedalia and McLeansville Elementary Schools. Coached by Doug Robertson, Kendyl plans to attend Winston-Salem State, Johnson C. Smith, or Fayetteville State and hopes to have a career in sports management, coaching, or physical education.

Khalil Hill
Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy

The son of Mohennon Hill and NaShica Boyd, Khalil was a three-year member of the football team and selected all-conference his junior and senior years. In addition to being on the honor roll, Khalil is active with volunteer service in concessions at Dash games and working with youth at the recreation center. Coached by De’Ron Middleton, Khalil plans to attend UNC-Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith, or Fayetteville State and hopes to pursue a career in broadcasting or sports medicine.

Khalil Hill
Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy

The son of Mohennon Hill and NaShica Boyd, Khalil was a three-year member of the football team and selected all-conference his junior and senior years. In addition to being on the honor roll, Khalil is active with volunteer service in concessions at Dash games and working with youth at the recreation center. Coached by De’Ron Middleton, Khalil plans to attend UNC-Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith, or Fayetteville State and hopes to pursue a career in broadcasting or sports medicine.

Carey Ivey
Page High School

The son of Lindley and Debbie Ivey, Carey was selected as recipient of the Great American Rivalry Student-Athlete Award and the Page Football Team Character Award. In addition to being a member of the National Honor Society, Carey is an IB diploma candidate and is active in the Young Life Club. His community service includes volunteer work at Greensboro Urban Ministry, Guilford County 4H, his church youth group, Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, the Wyndham Championship, and Upward Bound Basketball. Coached by Jared Rolfes, Carey plans to attend the University of Kentucky, NC State, or UNC-Chapel Hill and hopes to have a career in sports as an athletic director, sports management, or broadcasting.

Carey Ivey
Page High School

The son of Lindley and Debbie Ivey, Carey was selected as recipient of the Great American Rivalry Student-Athlete Award and the Page Football Team Character Award. In addition to being a member of the National Honor Society, Carey is an IB diploma candidate and is active in the Young Life Club. His community service includes volunteer work at Greensboro Urban Ministry, Guilford County 4H, his church youth group, Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, the Wyndham Championship, and Upward Bound Basketball. Coached by Jared Rolfes, Carey plans to attend the University of Kentucky, NC State, or UNC-Chapel Hill and hopes to have a career in sports as an athletic director, sports management, or broadcasting.

Leshod Johnson
Atkins Academicand Technology High School

The son of Ryan Johnson and Denise McKoy, Leshod was selected all-conference in football and was the recipient of the most improved award in 2017. In addition to being on the honor roll for four years, Leshod has also been recognized as the student of the month and has been active as a peer tutor. He has volunteered at a local recreation center and has assisted in serving meals at his church. Coached by David Hamlin, Leshod plans to attend NC A&T State or UNC-Greensboro and study supply chain management, information technology, or business management.

Leshod Johnson
Atkins Academicand Technology High School

The son of Ryan Johnson and Denise McKoy, Leshod was selected all-conference in football and was the recipient of the most improved award in 2017. In addition to being on the honor roll for four years, Leshod has also been recognized as the student of the month and has been active as a peer tutor. He has volunteered at a local recreation center and has assisted in serving meals at his church. Coached by David Hamlin, Leshod plans to attend NC A&T State or UNC-Greensboro and study supply chain management, information technology, or business management.

Nathan Johnson
Western Guilford High School

The son of Doris Johnson, Nathan was a two-time captain of the football team, all-conference, and three-time player of the week. He has been active in the Boy Scouts for over nine years where he has been quartermaster, chaplain’s aide, troop leader, patrol leader and recognized as an Eagle Scout. His community service activities include assisting at the Greensboro Urban Ministry, park clean-ups, and various Eagle Scout projects. Coached by Bryant Miller, Nathan plans to attend UNC-Greensboro, Guilford College, or NC Wesleyan and hopes to have a career in law, business administration or business marketing.

Nathan Johnson
Western Guilford High School

The son of Doris Johnson, Nathan was a two-time captain of the football team, all-conference, and three-time player of the week. He has been active in the Boy Scouts for over nine years where he has been quartermaster, chaplain’s aide, troop leader, patrol leader and recognized as an Eagle Scout. His community service activities include assisting at the Greensboro Urban Ministry, park clean-ups, and various Eagle Scout projects. Coached by Bryant Miller, Nathan plans to attend UNC-Greensboro, Guilford College, or NC Wesleyan and hopes to have a career in law, business administration or business marketing.

Ti'Quez Johnson
T.W. Andrews High School

The son of Fabion Johnson, Ti’Quez has been a four-year member of the football team. In addition to being on the A-B honor roll for all of his high school career, Ti’quez has earned recognition as an NCHSAA scholar athlete for seven consecutive semesters and has been recognized as the TW Andrews scholar-athlete in both football and track. He is active in the AVID Academic Club and Science Club while also participating in track where he is a multi-year all-conference selection. His community service includes volunteering as a peer tutor, working concessions with the booster club, an AVID peer tutor, and weight room renovation as part of the Team8 Tour. Coached by Kelly Clark, Ti’Quez plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill, East Carolina, or Appalachian State and will pursue a career in sports medicine or physical therapy.

Ti'Quez Johnson
T.W. Andrews High School

The son of Fabion Johnson, Ti’Quez has been a four-year member of the football team. In addition to being on the A-B honor roll for all of his high school career, Ti’quez has earned recognition as an NCHSAA scholar athlete for seven consecutive semesters and has been recognized as the TW Andrews scholar-athlete in both football and track. He is active in the AVID Academic Club and Science Club while also participating in track where he is a multi-year all-conference selection. His community service includes volunteering as a peer tutor, working concessions with the booster club, an AVID peer tutor, and weight room renovation as part of the Team8 Tour. Coached by Kelly Clark, Ti’Quez plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill, East Carolina, or Appalachian State and will pursue a career in sports medicine or physical therapy.

Faraji Joseph-Chandler
James B. Dudley High School

The son of Mark and Vonshell Woodson, Faraji was a football team captain and selected as special teams MVP. In addition to being on track to graduate as the class salutatorian, Faraji was a junior marshal, and has earned several awards including the Dudley Academic Letter of Excellence, the Dudley Teacher Award, the Most Innovative Senior Project, and was a finalist in the NC A&T Engineering Competition. He is active in several clubs, including student government, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 4H Club, the Oasis Gardening Club, and vice-president of the S.M.A.R.T. Club. His community service includes volunteering as a counselor at EPIC Jumpstart, the Parks and Recreation Teen Engagement Committee, Fun Fourth Festival, and Marks Family Care where he spent time and did activities with residents. Coached by Steven Davis, Faraji plans to attend Howard or NC A&T State and hopes to become a neurosurgeon, general physician, or general surgeon.

Faraji Joseph-Chandler
James B. Dudley High School

The son of Mark and Vonshell Woodson, Faraji was a football team captain and selected as special teams MVP. In addition to being on track to graduate as the class salutatorian, Faraji was a junior marshal, and has earned several awards including the Dudley Academic Letter of Excellence, the Dudley Teacher Award, the Most Innovative Senior Project, and was a finalist in the NC A&T Engineering Competition. He is active in several clubs, including student government, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 4H Club, the Oasis Gardening Club, and vice-president of the S.M.A.R.T. Club. His community service includes volunteering as a counselor at EPIC Jumpstart, the Parks and Recreation Teen Engagement Committee, Fun Fourth Festival, and Marks Family Care where he spent time and did activities with residents. Coached by Steven Davis, Faraji plans to attend Howard or NC A&T State and hopes to become a neurosurgeon, general physician, or general surgeon.

Jacob Leonard
Northwest Guilford High School

The son of Wilford and Michelle Leonard, Jacob was a team captain and selected as all-area honorable mention. In addition to being in the National Honor Society, Jacob is a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, was named an AP Scholar with Distinction, and participated in the Science Olympiad. He is active in the Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Spanish Club. His community service activities include the Out of the Garden Project, Caroline’s Promise, through his church youth group assisted in repairing homes in South Carolina and helped tutor other students in Spanish. Coached by Kevin Wallace, Jacob plans to attend Rice, University of Virginia, or NC State and hopes to have a career as an actuary, accountant, or stock broker.

Jacob Leonard
Northwest Guilford High School

The son of Wilford and Michelle Leonard, Jacob was a team captain and selected as all-area honorable mention. In addition to being in the National Honor Society, Jacob is a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, was named an AP Scholar with Distinction, and participated in the Science Olympiad. He is active in the Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Spanish Club. His community service activities include the Out of the Garden Project, Caroline’s Promise, through his church youth group assisted in repairing homes in South Carolina and helped tutor other students in Spanish. Coached by Kevin Wallace, Jacob plans to attend Rice, University of Virginia, or NC State and hopes to have a career as an actuary, accountant, or stock broker.

Coleman Mack
Ronald Reagan High School

The son of Tobias and Sandra Mack, Coleman was a two-year member of the varsity football team and recognized twice as lineman of the week. In addition to being in the National Honor Society, Coleman is a member of the National Technical Honor Society and has earned Straight A Honors recognition for three years. He is also a member of the wrestling team, vice-president of the Student Government Association and is active in the FCCLA, YMCA Black Achievers, and the Chic-Fil-A Leadership Academy. His community service activities include participation in Youth Grant Makers in Action, community outreach activities through Mercy Seat Holy Church Youth, and assisted in setting up a food bank at Pfafftown Christian Church. Coached by Josh McGee, Coleman plans to attend UNC-Charlotte, NC A&T State, or NC State and pursue a career in computer science or software engineering.

Coleman Mack
Ronald Reagan High School

The son of Tobias and Sandra Mack, Coleman was a two-year member of the varsity football team and recognized twice as lineman of the week. In addition to being in the National Honor Society, Coleman is a member of the National Technical Honor Society and has earned Straight A Honors recognition for three years. He is also a member of the wrestling team, vice-president of the Student Government Association and is active in the FCCLA, YMCA Black Achievers, and the Chic-Fil-A Leadership Academy. His community service activities include participation in Youth Grant Makers in Action, community outreach activities through Mercy Seat Holy Church Youth, and assisted in setting up a food bank at Pfafftown Christian Church. Coached by Josh McGee, Coleman plans to attend UNC-Charlotte, NC A&T State, or NC State and pursue a career in computer science or software engineering.

Thomas Martin
Carver High School

The son of Thomas Martin and Daphne Green, Thomas was a captain of the football team and selected as a Blue-Grey All-American. In addition to being inducted into the National Honor Society, Thomas was a member of the Beta Club, a junior marshal, and a student ambassador. He was a marksman on the rifle team and participated in wrestling and track. Through his involvement with ROTC he assisted with a toy drive for children of veterans. Through the Beta Club he worked as a fair volunteer and assisted with a Trunk or Treat project. Coached by Greg Scales, Thomas plans to attend NC A&T State, NC Central, or Johnson & Wales and hopes to have a career in engineering, business, or technology.

Thomas Martin
Carver High School

The son of Thomas Martin and Daphne Green, Thomas was a captain of the football team and selected as a Blue-Grey All-American. In addition to being inducted into the National Honor Society, Thomas was a member of the Beta Club, a junior marshal, and a student ambassador. He was a marksman on the rifle team and participated in wrestling and track. Through his involvement with ROTC he assisted with a toy drive for children of veterans. Through the Beta Club he worked as a fair volunteer and assisted with a Trunk or Treat project. Coached by Greg Scales, Thomas plans to attend NC A&T State, NC Central, or Johnson & Wales and hopes to have a career in engineering, business, or technology.

Jevon Mobley
Southern Guilford High School

The son of Michael and Sonja Mobley, Jevon was a team captain, all-conference, and was selected to receive the team’s Offensive Lineman of the Year award. In addition to being on the A-B honor roll throughout high school, he has perfect attendance and is a member of the Century Club (recognized as one of the top 100 students in the school). He has been a photographer for athletics with the school yearbook and was active in a trash clean-up project in the community. Coached by Jason Bradley, Jevon plans to attend NC A&T State and pursue a career in civil engineering or accounting.

Jevon Mobley
Southern Guilford High School

The son of Michael and Sonja Mobley, Jevon was a team captain, all-conference, and was selected to receive the team’s Offensive Lineman of the Year award. In addition to being on the A-B honor roll throughout high school, he has perfect attendance and is a member of the Century Club (recognized as one of the top 100 students in the school). He has been a photographer for athletics with the school yearbook and was active in a trash clean-up project in the community. Coached by Jason Bradley, Jevon plans to attend NC A&T State and pursue a career in civil engineering or accounting.

Nickolis "Kolin" Moore
Southern Alamance High School

The son of Stephen and Karla Moore, Kolin was a football team captain, second-team all-conference and received the Football Patriot Award. In addition to being inducted into the National Honor Society, Kolin was a junior marshal, academic all-conference, a district nominee for Governor’s School, and is ranked 3rd in his class. He is active in a number of clubs, including National Honor Society, FFA, Hunter Safety Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Envirothon team and others. His community service activities include assisting with Toys for Tots, Operation Christmas Child, caroling, and singing at community events with a group called Acafellas. Coached by Andrew Carrouth, Kolin plans to attend UNC-Charlotte or NC State and will pursue a career in civil engineering.

Nickolis "Kolin" Moore
Southern Alamance High School

The son of Stephen and Karla Moore, Kolin was a football team captain, second-team all-conference and received the Football Patriot Award. In addition to being inducted into the National Honor Society, Kolin was a junior marshal, academic all-conference, a district nominee for Governor’s School, and is ranked 3rd in his class. He is active in a number of clubs, including National Honor Society, FFA, Hunter Safety Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Envirothon team and others. His community service activities include assisting with Toys for Tots, Operation Christmas Child, caroling, and singing at community events with a group called Acafellas. Coached by Andrew Carrouth, Kolin plans to attend UNC-Charlotte or NC State and will pursue a career in civil engineering.

Cameron Payne
Mount Tabor High School

The son of Jasmine Payne, Cameron was an all-conference and all-county member of the football team. Cameron is a Crosby Scholar, is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was also a member of the schools wrestling and lacrosse teams. His community service includes founding and directing the Children’s Book Legacy to help provide books to children, which has received widespread recognition, and the Young Scholars Steam Workshop. Coached by Tiesuan Brown, Cameron plans to attend East Carolina, NC State, or UNC-Charlotte and would like a career in biomedical engineering or physical therapy.

Cameron Payne
Mount Tabor High School

The son of Jasmine Payne, Cameron was an all-conference and all-county member of the football team. Cameron is a Crosby Scholar, is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was also a member of the schools wrestling and lacrosse teams. His community service includes founding and directing the Children’s Book Legacy to help provide books to children, which has received widespread recognition, and the Young Scholars Steam Workshop. Coached by Tiesuan Brown, Cameron plans to attend East Carolina, NC State, or UNC-Charlotte and would like a career in biomedical engineering or physical therapy.

David Payne
North Forsyth High School

The son of David Payne and Antoinette Hardin, David was a two-time all-conference player and selected to all-county defense second team. In addition to being on the honor roll throughout high school, David frequently volunteers to help other students and was a member of the school’s basketball team. Coached by Peter Gilchrist, David plans to attend Averett University and pursue a career in sports management.

David Payne
North Forsyth High School

The son of David Payne and Antoinette Hardin, David was a two-time all-conference player and selected to all-county defense second team. In addition to being on the honor roll throughout high school, David frequently volunteers to help other students and was a member of the school’s basketball team. Coached by Peter Gilchrist, David plans to attend Averett University and pursue a career in sports management.

Joseph Peterkin-McMillan
Parkland High School

The son of William and Lafrasia McMillan, Joseph was a team captain, 2017 all-conference, and player of the week. In addition to being on the honor roll, Joseph is a Crosby Scholar, received the Outstanding Senior Award, and is in the IB program. He is active in the student council, has been part of the JROTC program for four years, and participated the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge. His community service includes volunteering to serve and build through the Crosby Scholars and fundraising projects with both the JROTC and Parkland High. Coached by Martin Samek, Joseph plans to attend NC A&T State or West Virginia State and hopes to pursue a career in mechanical engineering.

Joseph Peterkin-McMillan
Parkland High School

The son of William and Lafrasia McMillan, Joseph was a team captain, 2017 all-conference, and player of the week. In addition to being on the honor roll, Joseph is a Crosby Scholar, received the Outstanding Senior Award, and is in the IB program. He is active in the student council, has been part of the JROTC program for four years, and participated the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge. His community service includes volunteering to serve and build through the Crosby Scholars and fundraising projects with both the JROTC and Parkland High. Coached by Martin Samek, Joseph plans to attend NC A&T State or West Virginia State and hopes to pursue a career in mechanical engineering.

Edwin "Copeland" Petitfils
High Point Christian Academy

The son of Scott and Amy Petitfils, Copeland was captain of the football team, all-conference, all-area, all state, conference defensive player of the year, team defensive MVP, and is the all-time leader for tackles at High Point Christian Academy. In addition to being vice-president of the National Honor Society, Copeland is vice-president of the Beta Club, received the Barnabas Award for encouraging others and being a leader, and was the student council secretary of state in 2016. He is active in the Interact Club and Breakfast Buddies where he helps mentor elementary students. His community service includes Project Serve working with homeless in Atlanta, providing manual labor for Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Orlando, working with disabled high school students through Young Life and the Miracle League of High Point. Coached by Scott Bell, Copeland plans to attend Hampden-Sydney, Gardner-Webb, or Sewanee and hopes to have a career in international business, engineering, or law.

Edwin "Copeland" Petitfils
High Point Christian Academy

The son of Scott and Amy Petitfils, Copeland was captain of the football team, all-conference, all-area, all state, conference defensive player of the year, team defensive MVP, and is the all-time leader for tackles at High Point Christian Academy. In addition to being vice-president of the National Honor Society, Copeland is vice-president of the Beta Club, received the Barnabas Award for encouraging others and being a leader, and was the student council secretary of state in 2016. He is active in the Interact Club and Breakfast Buddies where he helps mentor elementary students. His community service includes Project Serve working with homeless in Atlanta, providing manual labor for Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Orlando, working with disabled high school students through Young Life and the Miracle League of High Point. Coached by Scott Bell, Copeland plans to attend Hampden-Sydney, Gardner-Webb, or Sewanee and hopes to have a career in international business, engineering, or law.

Dejan Rasuo
Ragsdale High School

The son of Goran Rasuo, Dejan was a team captain, earned all-conference honors, and was second team all-area. He is also leader of the Ragsdale Athletics Unity Council. His community service activities include supporting middle school students by greeting them and making classroom appearances, helping physically disadvantaged students with fun activities during their color walk, and hosted families through work with St. Basil of Ostrog. Coached by Johnny Boykin, Dejan plans to attend UNC-Charlotte as a preferred walk-on and will pursue a career in electrical or mechanical engineering.

Dejan Rasuo
Ragsdale High School

The son of Goran Rasuo, Dejan was a team captain, earned all-conference honors, and was second team all-area. He is also leader of the Ragsdale Athletics Unity Council. His community service activities include supporting middle school students by greeting them and making classroom appearances, helping physically disadvantaged students with fun activities during their color walk, and hosted families through work with St. Basil of Ostrog. Coached by Johnny Boykin, Dejan plans to attend UNC-Charlotte as a preferred walk-on and will pursue a career in electrical or mechanical engineering.

Brian Richardson
Eastern Alamance High School

The son of Brian and Elizabeth Richardson, Brian earned all-conference and all-region honors as well as player of the week. In addition to being inducted into the National Honor Society, Brian was recognized as academic all-conference and received the principal’s award for academic excellence. Brian is active in school life, participating in the NCDOT Bridge Building Contest, is a member of the school’s DREAM Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and assists with Project Unify. His community service includes building a race track for kids. Coached by John Kirby, Brian plans to attend Appalachian State and pursue a career in the FBI, the Army, or CIA.

Brian Richardson
Eastern Alamance High School

The son of Brian and Elizabeth Richardson, Brian earned all-conference and all-region honors as well as player of the week. In addition to being inducted into the National Honor Society, Brian was recognized as academic all-conference and received the principal’s award for academic excellence. Brian is active in school life, participating in the NCDOT Bridge Building Contest, is a member of the school’s DREAM Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and assists with Project Unify. His community service includes building a race track for kids. Coached by John Kirby, Brian plans to attend Appalachian State and pursue a career in the FBI, the Army, or CIA.

Justin Santiago
Grimsley High School

The son of Arriane Haith, Justin was a team captain, Metro 4A all-conference and defensive player of the year. In addition to being on the A/B honor roll, Justin is very active with community service projects, which include tutoring, feeding the homeless, prayer circles, mentoring youth, mowing lawns, painting houses, and mentoring students at Kiser Middle School. Coached by Darryl Brown, Justin plans to attend Hampden-Sydney, Methodist, or Guilford College and will pursue a career as a physical therapist.

Justin Santiago
Grimsley High School

The son of Arriane Haith, Justin was a team captain, Metro 4A all-conference and defensive player of the year. In addition to being on the A/B honor roll, Justin is very active with community service projects, which include tutoring, feeding the homeless, prayer circles, mentoring youth, mowing lawns, painting houses, and mentoring students at Kiser Middle School. Coached by Darryl Brown, Justin plans to attend Hampden-Sydney, Methodist, or Guilford College and will pursue a career as a physical therapist.

Caleb Sellu
High Point Central High School

The son of Victor and Lajuana Sellu, Caleb was selected as the most outstanding defensive back for the Bison. In addition to football, Caleb has participated in baseball and track and is a member of the M.O.V.E. club. Coached by Wayne Jones, Caleb plans to attend William-Penn, Columbia International, or NC Central and hopes to have a career in business, information technology, or a combination of the two.

Caleb Sellu
High Point Central High School

The son of Victor and Lajuana Sellu, Caleb was selected as the most outstanding defensive back for the Bison. In addition to football, Caleb has participated in baseball and track and is a member of the M.O.V.E. club. Coached by Wayne Jones, Caleb plans to attend William-Penn, Columbia International, or NC Central and hopes to have a career in business, information technology, or a combination of the two.

Dominick Spencer
Graham High School

The son of Derrick Spencer and Rottura Carlton, Dominick was a football team captain, two-time all-conference selection and earned all-region honors in 2017. Dominick is also a member of the school’s track team, is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is president of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Dominick is always willing to help and is often seen assisting other students. Coached by Kerry Taylor, Dominick plans to attend NC A&T State, Winston-Salem State, or NC Central and would like a career as a research biologist, developmental biologist, or in bio-engineering.

Dominick Spencer
Graham High School

The son of Derrick Spencer and Rottura Carlton, Dominick was a football team captain, two-time all-conference selection and earned all-region honors in 2017. Dominick is also a member of the school’s track team, is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is president of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Dominick is always willing to help and is often seen assisting other students. Coached by Kerry Taylor, Dominick plans to attend NC A&T State, Winston-Salem State, or NC Central and would like a career as a research biologist, developmental biologist, or in bio-engineering.

Brooks Stemple
Glenn High School

The son of Joel and Cecelia Stemple, Brooks was a team captain, team player of the week, all-conference, selected to the all-county team and two-time winner of the Bobcat Award. Brooks was selected as a junior marshal and currently ranks in the top 50 in his class. He is active in other areas of school life, which include FBLA, Spanish Club, Earth Club, and Core Club. Brooks was very active in the Boy Scouts and his community service activities include waiting tables for a fundraiser with the Newcomers Club and volunteering at Vacation Bible School. Coached by Antwon Stevenson, Brooks plans to attend Guilford College and will study political science.

Brooks Stemple
Glenn High School

The son of Joel and Cecelia Stemple, Brooks was a team captain, team player of the week, all-conference, selected to the all-county team and two-time winner of the Bobcat Award. Brooks was selected as a junior marshal and currently ranks in the top 50 in his class. He is active in other areas of school life, which include FBLA, Spanish Club, Earth Club, and Core Club. Brooks was very active in the Boy Scouts and his community service activities include waiting tables for a fundraiser with the Newcomers Club and volunteering at Vacation Bible School. Coached by Antwon Stevenson, Brooks plans to attend Guilford College and will study political science.

Garrick Turner
Hugh H. Cummings High School

The son of Garrick and Tracey Turner, Garrick earned Mid-State 2A all-conference linebacker honors. He has participated in other sports, including basketball, baseball, and track and is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His community service activities include volunteering at summer camps with Burlington Parks and Recreation as well as other projects with Skills USA and Boys to Men. Coached by Derrick Jones, Garrick Plans to attend NC A&T State and will pursue a career in engineering.

Garrick Turner
Hugh H. Cummings High School

The son of Garrick and Tracey Turner, Garrick earned Mid-State 2A all-conference linebacker honors. He has participated in other sports, including basketball, baseball, and track and is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His community service activities include volunteering at summer camps with Burlington Parks and Recreation as well as other projects with Skills USA and Boys to Men. Coached by Derrick Jones, Garrick Plans to attend NC A&T State and will pursue a career in engineering.

Sage Tuttle
West Forsyth High School

The son of Desmond and Misty Tuttle, Sage was a team captain and earned all-conference honors. In addition to being on the honor roll throughout high school, Sage has been a member of the Pre-Med Club and participated in track. His community service includes time with Dancers Edge helping at the desk and coaching with Pop Warner. Coached by Adrian Snow, Sage plans to attend High Point University, UNC-Charlotte, or UNC-Greensboro and hopes to have a career in business law, real estate or international business.

Sage Tuttle
West Forsyth High School

The son of Desmond and Misty Tuttle, Sage was a team captain and earned all-conference honors. In addition to being on the honor roll throughout high school, Sage has been a member of the Pre-Med Club and participated in track. His community service includes time with Dancers Edge helping at the desk and coaching with Pop Warner. Coached by Adrian Snow, Sage plans to attend High Point University, UNC-Charlotte, or UNC-Greensboro and hopes to have a career in business law, real estate or international business.

Terrence Westberry
Walkertown High School

The son of Anthony and Vanessa Westberry, Terrence was a football team captain, earned all-conference honors, and received both offensive and defensive linemen of the year team awards. He is a Crosby Scholar and has volunteered to work in a soup kitchen through Good Samaritans. Coached by Josh Pardue, Terrence plans to attend NC Central and pursue a career in business management.

Terrence Westberry
Walkertown High School

The son of Anthony and Vanessa Westberry, Terrence was a football team captain, earned all-conference honors, and received both offensive and defensive linemen of the year team awards. He is a Crosby Scholar and has volunteered to work in a soup kitchen through Good Samaritans. Coached by Josh Pardue, Terrence plans to attend NC Central and pursue a career in business management.

Zachary White
The Academy at Smith

The son of Terry and Pamela White, Zachary was a team captain, earned all-conference honors, all-area honorable mention, and defensive MVP. In addition to being on the honor roll every semester, Zachary was nominated for membership in the National Honor Society. He is very active in other areas of school life, including the Men of Excellence, Men of Invictus, the Volunteer Club, and H.O.S.A. He attended the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) Anytown where the focus was on being a leader in the community and has recently been selected to serve as a member on the Student Human Relations Commission at The Academy at Smith. He has volunteered as a tutor during summer programs at Shalom Baptist Church and participated in canned food drives. Coached by Brandon Wiggins, Zachary plans to attend UNC-Charlotte to study exercise science and hopes to have a career in sports medicine.

Zachary White
The Academy at Smith

The son of Terry and Pamela White, Zachary was a team captain, earned all-conference honors, all-area honorable mention, and defensive MVP. In addition to being on the honor roll every semester, Zachary was nominated for membership in the National Honor Society. He is very active in other areas of school life, including the Men of Excellence, Men of Invictus, the Volunteer Club, and H.O.S.A. He attended the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) Anytown where the focus was on being a leader in the community and has recently been selected to serve as a member on the Student Human Relations Commission at The Academy at Smith. He has volunteered as a tutor during summer programs at Shalom Baptist Church and participated in canned food drives. Coached by Brandon Wiggins, Zachary plans to attend UNC-Charlotte to study exercise science and hopes to have a career in sports medicine.

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