(ROCKWALL. HEATH, TX – April 12, 2017) As the spring signing period opens for college athletics, Heritage Christian Academy celebrates student athletes Emily Benton, Madison Brown, Bry Davis and Kyndall Misak as they choose to participate in athletics at the next level and sign their letters of intent.
Senior Emily Benton has committed to participate in volleyball at Houghton College in Houghton, New York. The Highlanders are a member of the NCAA Div-III Empire 8 Conference, and have offered Benton $26,000 in scholarships and aide monies to attend.
While at HCA, Benton has been named to multiple TAPPS All-District and All-State Teams and was a core member of the 2016 State Champion Lady Eagle Volleyball Team.
Emily was joined this morning on stage by her parents, Jerry and Lori Benton.
Madison Brown confirmed her intent to compete in cheerleading at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX. ACU is a NCAA Div-I institution competing in the Southland Conference. Brown has been awarded a total of $54,000 in scholarships to join the Wildcats next year.
Brown is a 4-year member of the Eagle Cheer Squad, and during that time, she has been nominated for FCC and NCA All-American, been selected to the 2016 TAPPS All-State Team and is a member of the fourth place 2016 TAPPS State Competition Team.
Brown was joined on stage by her mother Jessica Santangelo and her sister, HCA sophomore, Melinda White.
Bry Davis is also taking her cheerleading career to the collegiate level by committing to Oklahoma Baptist University. The Bison are members of the NCAA competing at the Div-II level in the Great American Conference. Davis has been awarded $36,000 in scholarship monies to attend OBU.
During her time at HCA, Davis has been named to two All-State Teams, been nominated for FCC & NCA All-American and is a member of the fourth place 2016 TAPPS State Competition Team.
Davis was joined on stage by her father and mother, Jesse and Melanie Davis, and her sister, HCA Junior, Maryssa Davis.
After turning away numerous offers, Kyndall Misak has chosen to take her tennis talents to Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. The FAU Owls compete in the NCAA Div-I Conference USA.
Misak has been a 3-year member of the HCA tennis team, and has spent countless hours devoted to her tennis career. She is the 2015, 2016, 2017 District Girls Singles Champion, the TAPPS 2015 State Runner-Up and the 2016 & 2017 State Champion. She has also been seen in numerous local, regional and national tournaments resulting in a top 20 USTA ranking in the State of Texas.
Misak was supported on stage by her parents Todd and Jessica Misak as well as HCA Tennis Coach Nan Breeden.
Submitted press release by Sam Prater, HCA Marketing & Communications.
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