Hornets heading off to college

Family, friends, teammates and coaches gathered Friday morning at Orange County High School as nearly a dozen graduating Hornet athletes announced where they planned to attend college and what sports they planned to play there.

Family, friends, teammates and coaches gathered Friday morning at Orange County High School as nearly a dozen graduating Hornet athletes announced where they planned to attend college and what sports they planned to play there. OCHS Activities Director Mike Neeley welcomed hundreds of well-wishers to the ceremony in the school cafeteria, citing the behind-the-scenes work of parents, coaches and supporters in helping the student-athletes achieve their goals of playing collegiate sports. Pictured, front row, left to right are: Korrelle Brown, football, Virginia State University; Amya Ferguson, softball, Bowie State University; Lexi Lomax, softball, James Madison University; Makayla Herndon, softball, Richard Bland College. Back row: Wilhelm Lutterodt, football, Virginia State University; Tyrone Warren, football and track, Bridgewater College; Brittney Timmons, soccer, Eastern Mennonite University; Ashlee Brassart, softball, Bluefield State College; Jordan Shook, basketball, Ferrum and KaeShaun Braxton, basketball, Ferrum. Nicole Anderson, not pictured, will attend Mount Saint Mary’s where she will bowl.

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