St. Edward Hosts Annual College Signing Ceremony

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  • Eagle football standout Mel Jackson with his parents Melvin and Shaunte. "It's a dream come true" says Mel about signing his scholarship to Youngstown State University.

  • Basketball signee Thomas Schmock (University of Findlay) poses with Northwestern-bound baseball player Quinn Lavelle, Basketball Head Coach Eric Flannery, and Ohio State-bound football player Kevin Dever. (left to right)

  • St. Edward principal Frank O'Linn was beaming like a proud parent.

  • Athletic Director Kevin Hickman introduced the coaches, each of which introduced their team's athletes.

  • Quinn Lavelle (here with his parents) signed to play baseball at Northwestern. "Like any parent, you're proud of the dedication of your child" said Bill Lavelle, his dad.  

  • Future Findlay basketball player Thomas Schmock and his head coach Eric Flannery. "He's taught me to be a leader; he's made me the best player I can be." says Schmock of Flannery.

  • Masen McManamon is the third in his family to play football at Cornell University.

  • Principal Frank O'Linn at the podium, where he expressed pride in all the student-athletes.  

  • Soccer Coach James Duffy introduced Anthony Nauman, who will be at Ohio Northern University next year.

  • Legendary wrestling coach Greg Urbas introduced his five college-bound Eagles. His team has a match later in the day against "the team across the street from Wendy's".

  • Quinn Lavelle, a Northwestern baseball recruit, shows off his spiffy new hat.  

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