GRCC in the News: 2/4/10

Star quarterback hangs back as Grand Rapids Community College sends eight players on to four-year colleges
By Gary Bond | The Grand Rapids Press | February 04, 2010, 9:30AM

GRAND RAPIDS — Receiver Demonte Collins hopes to sign a letter of intent with a Division II football program by the middle of the month.  Quarterback Casey Therriault likely won’t sign with anyone until after spring practice, which ends in April or early May.  (More)

White, Woods get late recruitment offers
Bill Broderick • The Enquirer • February 4, 2010

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.  A few months ago, former Battle Creek Central standout Rashad White and Marshall High’s Garrett Woods were not necessarily a sure thing to be sitting at a table signing National Letters of Intent. […] Hulkow said Jamar Wimberly, the school-record holder in most rushing categories, and his brother James Wimberly, one of the top defensive ends in the area, will most likely play football at Grand Rapids Community College next season.  (More)

Local teen, mentor meet president: ‘Epic’ adventure for teen
By PETER DAINING | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Jan 22, 2010 @ 09:00 AM

Holland, MI – Standing on a stage Wednesday in the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama, mentor Andrew Knight looked over at his mentee, Ryan Brott.  “Did you think a year ago we’d be doing this?” he asked. “A year ago we were barely even on speaking terms, because we had just met.”  […] Knight says he got into some trouble as a kid as well, but is now studying criminal justice at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

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