Friday, April 12, 2013

Bishop Ward athletes sign scholarships at colleges

Today marked a proud day for Cyclone athletics as six student athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level.

In the presence of family, friends, coaches and Bishop Ward faculty and staff, the students officially took the next step into the future.

“These athletes have made great strides in their spiritual lives, their academics, and obviously their athletic contributions over the past four years here at Bishop Ward,” Athletic Director Greg Duggins said at the signing. “The opportunity to sign at any level and represent themselves and Bishop Ward in the future is truly a great accomplishment.”

The signees are as follows:

Andrea Oropeza
Track & Field
Cross Country
Emporia State University
Division II
Emporia, KS
MIAA Conference

Lizzy Huey
Allen County Community College
Iola, KS
Jayhawk Conference

Andrew Kump
William Jewell College
Liberty, MO
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Andrew Schneider
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Jayhawk Conference

Jesus Monarca
Highland Community College
Highland, KS
Jayhawk Conference

Zack Kolenda
University of St. Mary’s
Leavenworth, KS
KCAC Conference