It was standing room only in the Monroe High School (MHS) performing arts center (PAC) this morning as seven additional senior athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their education after high school and participation in sports at the college level. That brings the total number of letters signed this school year up to fifteen.
As MHS staff, coaches, students and family members of the athletes filled the PAC you could see the pride for their peers, sons and daughters in their smiles and cheers. MHS Assistant Principal and Athletic Director Mark Henderson was master of ceremony and recognized each athlete one-by-one for their accomplishments thus far and future plans.
Anna Wegenast, daughter of Dan and Sharon Wegenast, signed a letter of intent to join the equestrian team at Fresno State University. While at MHS Anna achieved letters in both volleyball and the Washington State Equestrian Team. Her awards/honors include JV volleyball captain, Washington State Quarter Horse Association (WSQHA) year end award winner, honor roll, and top 20 in the largest quarter horse show out of 140 people. She plans to study veterinary medicine at Fresno State University.
Taylor Durant, daughter of Mike and Karen Durant, signed a letter of intent to play softball for Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. While at MHS Taylor earned four softball letters. Her awards/honors include second team designated hitter as a sophomore and as a junior she was first team designated hitter, won the coaches award and sportsmanship award. Taylor plans to study education and history at Wilson College.
Hannah Akin, daughter of Suzanne and Jerry Akin, signed a letter of intent to play softball for Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. While at MHS Hannah earned four varsity letters in softball. She has been on honor all four years and is a member of the National Honors Society. Hannah plans to study pre-med at Sarah Lawrence College.
Emily Toycen, daughter of Kristina Toycen and Mike Peterson, signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon. While at MHS Emily earned three varsity letters in soccer and two in basketball. Her awards/honors include most improved in soccer her sophomore year and co-captain, co-mvp and honorable mention in basketball her senior year. Emily plans to study paramedic science at Skagit Valley College.
Jaedyn Prewitt, son of Jeff and Misty Prewitt, signed a letter of intent to play football for Whitworth University in Spokane. While at MHS Jaedyn earned two letters in football, one in golf and played baseball for one year. His awards/honors include second team All-Wesco and an invitation to the all state game. Jaedyn plans to study kinesiology at Whitworth University.
Colby Kyle, son of Tate and Wendi Kyle, signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Princeton University in New Jersey. While at MHS Colby lettered in basketball all four years and earned the following awards/honors: First Team All-Wesco (2x), First Team All Area (2x), Second Team All-Wesco and All-State Honorable Mention. He plans to study political science or psychology while at Princeton University.
Spencer Davidson, son of Sarah and Dan Davidson, signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. While at MHS he lettered in basketball three years and earned the following awards/honors: Second Team All-Wesco, senior year averaged 18 points/game, 9 rebounds/game and 3 assists/game. Spencer plans to work towards a political science major, pre-law minor at Pacific Lutheran University.
Congrats and best wishes to all who signed today! We can't wait to see what you accomplish all across the country next year!