42 Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Play College Sports
The athletics department at Georgetown Independent School District announced a total of 42 high school athletes have signed letters of intent to play college sports following graduation.
Signing events have taken place throughout the school year and a comprehensive list was released this week.
“This is really exciting news,” Todd York, GISD Athletic Director said. “Our high schools have a history of high athletic performance, and it’s rewarding to see these athletes recognized by colleges and universities who are providing opportunities for these student-athletes to continue their sport while getting a college education.”
A total of 29 students from Georgetown High School are committed to play 10 different sports at colleges throughout the country including five Division I schools. From East View High School, 13 students signed to play college sports, one of them at a Division I school.
In the 2016-2017 school year, GISD had a total of 14 students sign letters of intent to play college sports. In 2015-2016, that number was 33.