Allen signs to play with Mercer

first_img The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “Robotics is where my interest in bio-medial engineering started,” Allen said.“My real interest is in the engineering of prosthetics. That’s my goal. It will take a lot of studying and several years but I’ll commit to that.”Allen said he is looking forward to playing football at Mercer, his birthplace.“I was born there but Troy is home,” he said. Book Nook to reopen C.J. Allen signed an academic/athletic scholarship with Mercer University in Macon, Georgia Thursday at Pike Liberal Arts School. Joining him for the signing were his parents, Sue and Charles Allen, his brother, Austin, and sister, Kasey Brooks. Back, John Ramage, Sportsbooster president and Arlton Hudson, assistant headmaster, were among those who congratulated Allen on the scholarship award.Pike Liberal Arts School senior C.J. Allen signed an academic/athletic scholarship with Mercer University in Macon, Georgia at the school Thursday.Allen is an honor student at PLAS and captained the 2015 Patriots football team. He played center and linebacker for the Patriots but is being considered for the tight end and fullback positions for the Mercer Bears.Allen, who entered PLAS in first grade, said he is honored and humbled by the opportunity to attend Mercer University and play for the Bears. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Allen signs to play with Mercer Email the author Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 7:06 pm Thursday, April 21, 2016 By Jaine Treadwell Print Article “My scholarship is mainly academic but it includes athletics. I’m excited to be going to Mercer. This is a great opportunity for me.”Arlton Hudson, PLAS assistant headmaster and football coach, congratulated Allen on the scholarship award.“J.C. has reached his dream,” Hudson said.“He has excelled in academics and athletics, playing football and basketball. This scholarship honors both achievements.”Hudson encouraged Allen’s football teammates to “take heed” of the rewards of hard work and dedication to a goal. He challenged them to follow their dreams with the same fervor that Allen has followed his. Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories You Might Like Lady Patriots finish second in area tourney MONTGOMERY – The Pike Lady Patriots took home second place in the AISA Class 3A Region 2 Tournament on Thursday,… read more “I want to thank my family, my coaches, my teammates and teachers,” Allen said.“They all made this day possible for me.”Allen said he chose Mercer University because it offers the academic program that will best prepare him for his career in bio-medical engineering. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more