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Cossatot Holds College Signing Day

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY –

Cossatot River High School hosted their first ever senior college signing day Wednesday, April 26th in their Cafetorium. The signing day was to recognize seniors who are making the commitment to pursue higher education. Often, high school athletes have a signing day ceremony with the school that they are attending to compete athletically, the ceremony recognizes their accomplishments and their desire to move forward. In similar fashion, Cossatot administration wanted to have a signing day not only to recognize the seniors, but to also hold them up as a model of hard work to younger students. Principal Dwayne Taylor said of the event, “We wanted to recognize our students that have worked so hard. An event like this recognizes their hard work and encourages other students to work towards something similar.”

Along with family members attending the event, representatives from several colleges were on hand for the signing day. Students attending different schools would sign a certificate with their school representative. Universities represented at the signing day were: Eastern Oklahoma State University, University of Arkansas Cossatot at DeQueen, University of Arkansas Rich Mountain, and Arkansas Tech.

The following students participated in the college signing day:

Abby Taylor-Eastern Oklahoma State University

Alissa Miles- University of Arkansas Cossatot at DeQueen
Silas Barrett- University of Arkansas Cossatot at DeQueen

Cody Baker- University of Arkansas Cossatot at DeQueen

Yeritza Lopez- University of Arkansas Cossatot at DeQueen

Kaytlin Loredo- University of Arkansas Cossatot at DeQueen

Gilberto Cervantes- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Rachel Lyle- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Trevon Broach- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Liliana Trinidad- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Marc Trinidad- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Casandra Lopez- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Selene Alarcon- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Jessica Eledge- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Kimberly Evans- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Ally Hoyle- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Gabbi Pritchett- University of Arkansas Rich Mountain

Keelan Youngblood- Arkansas Tech

Brandon Lyle- Arkansas Tech

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