Congratulations to the Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month, Colin Taylor! Colin is a Junior Football player at Hillcrest High School. He has played on the Patriots football team for 3 years now and wears jersey #70. In his 3 years, he has worked up to a starting position as Offensive Guard. As a sophomore, Colin was named Most Improved Offensive Player of the Year. He is the son of Jamie and Bronwyn Taylor.
Congratulations to the Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month, Madalynn Langham! Madalynn is a freshman multi-sport athlete at Hale County High School. She has been a member of the Varsity Softball team for two years, travel softball for 2 years, competitive softball for 8 years. You can find her on the field or on the court wearing jersey #12 or #44. Madalynn has won the Best Defensive player, MVP for JV her 7th grade year, and has been a member of the 2014 and 2015 Softball State Championship teams. She has a 3.5 GPA and plans to play college softball on a scholarship and become a flight nurse. Madalynn is the daughter of Steven Langham and Gigi Barnette.
Congratulations to the Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month, T’Antre Spence! T’Antre is a senior athlete at Hale County High School. He has been on the Varsity football team for 5 years now and wears the jersey number 70. T’Antre’s sports awards consist of the 2x Upfront award, Come to Work award and the All Rivals award. He currently has a 3.4 GPA and plans to attend college to become a Sports Athletic Director. T’Antre is the son of Latonya Spence.
Congratulations to Ashlyn Diggins who was chosen as the Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month! Ashlyn is a 5th grader from Southview Elementary in Tuscaloosa, AL. She cheers for the Bama Cheer X-treme team and rocks at it! Ashlyn is also an All A’s student. She is the daughter of Archleí Diggins. Keep up the good work Ashlyn!
Congratulations to the Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month,Meredith Cowart! You won’t see her on the softball field or volleyball court; but you will find her in a dance studio! Meredith trains in a very technical and prestigious way through dancing. Only an 8th grader at Hillcrest Middle School, Meredith has been dancing for over 10 years now. She is a member of the Academy of Ballet and Jazz Company, in Northport, AL, where she also performs solos from time to time. Meredith has a 4.0 GPA, is a member of the Duke University Talent Identification Program, and the National Honor Society. Her future plans are to attend the University of Alabama and pursue a degree in Neonatal Nursing. Meredith is the daughter of Marvin and Sheila Cowart.
Congratulations to Gary Wyatt who was chosen as the Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month! Gary is a senior at Hale County High School. He has been a member of the varsity football team for 4 years now and wears the jersey number 60. He plays multiple positions including offensive and defensive lineman. Gary has a 3.8 GPA, plans to attend Auburn University for Veterinarian Medicine, and pursue a doctorate degree in that as well. He is also planning to go into the mission field and use his degree to help others. Gary is the son of Michelle and Jeffrey Tinney, and and Gary and Kelly Wyatt. Congratulations again and good luck, Gary!