Five Boardman senior athletes recently signed to continue their academic and athletic careers in college. The five are Caitlyn Hadley (cross-country and track), Logan Mitchell (track and field), Alexis Phillips (lacrosse), A.J. Scissum (football), and Coleman Stauffer (baseball).
Hadley will be attending Walsh University next year and major in nursing. She lettered 3 years in cross-country and 4 years in track at Boardman High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society, student government, and Crier Yearbook and also graduated with honors. Caitlyn will compete at Walsh in both cross country and track and is the daughter of Darla and Scott Hadley.
Mitchell will be attending Youngstown State University in the fall majoring in exercise science. She was a four-year letter-winner for the Spartans in the high jump and long jump. In her junior year, she was fourth in the high jump at the Outdoor State Track and Field Meet. She was also an Indoor All-Ohioan in the high jump. Logan is the daughter of Nikki and Greg Mitchell.
Phillips will attend Westminster to play lacrosse and will study engineering. She was a four-year member of the Spartan lacrosse team. The team was a club sport for 3 years and this was the first year it was approved as a varsity sport, thus Alexis received her first varsity letter this year. Alexis is the daughter of Sherry Gaps.
Scissum will continue his football career at the College of Wooster next fall. He was a two-year member of the football team while at Boardman. He earned the Dean’s Scholarship at Wooster and will major in the field of nursing. A.J. is the son of Christina and Artemus Scissum.
Stauffer will continue his baseball career at the University of Mt. Union majoring in accounting. He earned 3 varsity letters in baseball and two in basketball. In baseball, he earned second team conference honors his junior year and first team honors his senior year. Coleman is the son of Bethany and Dave Stauffer.