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Friendship Collegiate Students Sign Scholarships

2/8/2013, 6:48 p.m.

Washington, D.C.- Fresh off their city championship season, Friendship Public Charter School is proud to announce that 20 students at Friendship Collegiate Academy have signed athletic scholarships. In the past, Friendship students have signed with Columbia, Florida State and Howard universities, a well as the universities of Maryland and Pittsburgh.

"These young men are being rewarded for hard work in the classroom and on the football field," said Donald Hense, chairman of Friendship Public Charter School. "On behalf of the Board of Trustees and our teachers, we are that confident they will carry on Friendship's tradition of being student athletes. We wish them every success in their journey through college."

Students who signed with colleges and universities include:

Jermaine Carter - University of Maryland

Cavon Walker - University of Maryland

Derwin Gray - University of Maryland

Dondre Whitmire - Fayetteville State

Robert Burton - Lincoln University

Yannick Ngakoue - University of Maryland

Amonta Poteat - Morgan State

Brian White - University of San Diego

Justin Watson - University of Delaware

Will Nelson - Fayettsville State

Kirk Murphy - Sewanee (Posse Scholar)

Reginald Wyatt - Glenville State

Darez Diggs - Morgan State

Davon Burris - Glennville State

Kamal Gardner - West Virginia State

Will Richardson - Glenville State

Marquise Rowland - Glenville State

Damon Robinson - Lincoln University

Gilbert Lundsford - Glenville State

Cristen Baskin - Lincoln University