E-town Area High School Students Sign National Letters of IntentFeb 17th, 2011 | By Troy Portser | Category: Lead Article, News
February 17, 2011— Six Elizabethtown Area High School seniors recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the college of their choice. The student-athletes were Audrey Bamford, Nikita Grove, Alana Krieger, Kristin Markham, Jenna Rosenberry, and Brittany Walker.
Bamford is the daughter of Tim and Gail Bamford. She will continue her track and field career, as well as major in Nutrition, at Liberty University. Grove, the daughter of Marc and Estela Grove, will play field hockey at Mansfield University. She will major in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Krieger is the daughter of Bill and Kelly Krieger. She will play soccer, as well as major in Art Education, at Mansfield University. Markham is the daughter of Jeff and Cindy Markham. She will play soccer and intends to major in Business at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte.
Rosenberry, the daughter of Dennis and Linda Rosenberry, will play field hockey at Ball State University. She intends to major in Education. Walker is the daughter of Dale and Marsha Walker. She will play field hockey for Ohio University. Her major is undecided.
A ceremony was held on Feb. 3 for the girls to announce their plans in front of fellow students, family, coaches, and District staff. As part of the ceremony, athletic director Shane Piper and coaches Andrew Derr (field hockey, Jeff Harnish (track and Field) and Kenneth Archer (soccer) congratulated the students for having earned a scholarship. Each coach also shared some highlights of the students’ involvement in their respective sport.
As part of National Signing Day, a student-athlete agrees to attend the designated college or university for one academic year. Pursuant to the terms of the program, participating institutions agree to provide athletics financial aid for one academic year to the student-athlete, provided he/she is admitted to the institution and is eligible for financial aid under NCAA rules.