Livonia High School Athletic Director Guy Mistretta stood before a packed gymnasium of proud Wildcat supporters on Wednesday, February 1st for National Signing Day to recognize some of his outstanding football players. He welcomed the student body and family of the nine members of the senior class who have committed to play football on the collegiate level. Mistretta spoke to the young men about the opportunity that is awaiting them and how incredible the journey ahead will be. He reminded the young men of the importance of taking this once in a lifetime opportunity seriously and using their talents to fulfill their dreams. Most importantly, Coach Mistretta reminded the young men of the education that is also awaiting them on the next level. Before signing, he told the athletes that regardless of what university they move on to and what school mascot they will soon praise, Livonia High School will always be their home.
Football scholarships were offered to Patrick Queen to play for the LSU Tigers; Kendrick Paul to play for the Jackson State Tigers, and Johnathan Hawkins to play for the Midwestern State University Mustangs. Teammates Darryl Rogers and Derrick Wells were both offered scholarships to play for the Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers, while Toliver Tripeaux received a scholarship to play for Cumberland University in Tennessee. Also signing a letters of intent to play football as preferred walk-ons were Christion Edwards for the Southeastern Louisiana Lions and Sheldon Nelson and Nicholas Derogers for the Grambling State Tigers.
The Livonia High School Wildcat community congratulates these young men on their high school athletic careers and wishes them the best of luck on the next level.