Six Cooper Athletes Commit to Compete at College Level

Congratulations, Dragons!
The John Cooper School Athletic Department held a signing ceremony on Wednesday, February 7 in the Dunlap Gymnasium to recognize six senior athletes who will be competing at the college level in the fall of 2024. Parents, faculty, coaches and teammates joined Athletic Director John Hoye to honor the student athletes who will be competing in football, basketball, and track & field.

“Congratulations to these athletes who have all worked hard while at Cooper. We join them in celebrating their successes,” Hoye said. “We wish them all the very best and look forward to following their college athletic careers.”

Mario Awasum will play basketball for Emory University, Atlanta, Ga. and Nico Signorelli will join the track & field team at Texas A& M University, College Station, Texas.

Four Dragons will play football in the fall of 2024. Cooper Sansbury will play for Pomona College (Pomona Pitzer Athletics), Claremont, Calif. and Jonathan Trenholme will play for the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. Cole Sheppard, and Jackson Todd will both play football for Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Va.

These six student athletes join three Dragons from the Class of 2024, who participated in a signing ceremony in November. They are Neil Mallik, who will play baseball for Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo. and Morgan Robson, who will dive for the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX and Felicity Sebastian who will join the fencing team at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.

From Curiosity to Wisdom
The John Cooper School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school. Our mission is to provide a challenging education in a caring environment to a diverse group of select students, enabling them to become critical and creative thinkers, effective communicators, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifelong learners.

The John Cooper School seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. The School does not discriminate against any individual in admissions, educational programs, personnel policies, general practices, or employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, physical disability, or age.