National signing day for high school students
SOUTH BEND, Ind – Students across Michiana signing their letter of intent to continue their academic and athletic career.
National signing day is always a milestone for high school athletes – today – it started with Penn high school basketball guard, Markus Burton.
Earlier in the year Burton made the decision to stay here in the 574 to play with Notre Dame, under Head Coach Mike Brey and looks to bring his scoring ability to the program, after averaging 27 points per game and a setting a school record of 734 points in a single season during his junior campaign.
“It’s a blessing. It’s a dream come true. I’m happy that it happened today and I’m happy that I signed to Notre Dame to go play basketball there,” said Burton.
In girls’ basketball, Marian high school’s Nevaeh Foster is officially committed to Western Kentucky University, after reaching fifteen hundred points in her career as a junior.
“A great accomplishment. Just shows my hard work and everything. Just a reliever and just really good exciting time right now,” Foster said.
Last but not least, the highly recruited and decorated class 2021 class 3A state champions Amiyah Reynolds and Rashunda Jones from South Bend Washington High School.
Reynolds is headed to the University of Maryland, where she will join her big sister Mila Reynolds.
“It’s definitely a lot of pressure off. It feels great though. I’m glad to finally be a Terrp (Terrapin) officially and I’m excited to get this season over with and then move on to the next,” Reynolds mentioned.
Rashunda Jones, also known as “Spider” is headed to West Lafayette to join the Purdue Boilermakers.
“It just made me emotional at the time but I’m really excited. I’m so excited to go to West Lafayette and play for coach Katie,” Jones added.