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Prep Students Honored by Georgia High School Football Magazine

Three GMC Prep Students Honored by Georgia High School Football Magazine Milledgeville, Ga.– Three Georgia Military College Prep School students have been recognized by the Georgia High School Football Magazine for their achievements in the classroom and on the field. Will Parker and Matt Harrison were selected to the pre-season academic all-state Class A football team. Donovan Smith was chosen for the pre-season academic honor roll. Will Parker is the son of Angie Harper and Ken Parker. Will is the captain of the football team this year. He also plays basketball and baseball, and was a member of GMC’s 2009 Region 7-A championship baseball team. He is an honor student and a member of the National Honor Society. Will takes college classes through GMC’s Joint Enrollment Program, is a member of the drill team and is listed on the academic honor roll. He leads the youth praise band at Sinclair Baptist Church. Matt Harrison is the son of Mark and Judy Harrison. Matt also swims and plays baseball, and was a member GMC’s 2009 Region 7-A championship team. Matt takes college classes through GMC’s Joint Enrollment Program, and is a member of the National Honor Society. He is consistently on the Principal’s List, and received the UGA Certificate of Merit and the Presbyterian College Junior Achievement Award. He is an active member at First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville. Donovan is the son of Wayne and Vanessa Smith. Donovan is a three sport athlete who in addition to football plays basketball and baseball. He was a member of GMC’s 2009 Region 7-A championship baseball team. Donovan hopes to continue his football career at Georgia State University. He attends Calvary Hill Baptist Church and Fountain Grove Church. The Georgia High School Football Magazine is an annual football preview published in conjunction with the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. It has become one of the primary sources of information about high school football for coaches and fans alike across the state of Georgia. Selections for the academic teams were based on information provided by coaches across the state and were based on a combination of last year’s stats, anticipated performance on the field, and academic records such as GPA and SAT scores. For further information please contact: Janeen Garpow, jgarpow@gmc.cc.ga.us, 478-387-4786 Georgia Military College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees. ###