THOMASVILLE — High school is about to come to close for Brookwood School’s Jordan Thompson and Kurtis Brown. Thursday morning, they made their college destinations official.
Thompson, a girls basketball standout, will be staying close to home at Thomas University, and Brown, a football and basketball star, will be going to the University of the Cumberlands.
Thompson committed to Thomas University months ago, but Thursday’s signing ceremony signified a big step. “It means the world to me,” she said. “This is what I’ve been working so hard for and all the conditioning practices, it’s so exciting to finally make it official. Now it’s just counting down the days to graduation.” Brown also acknowledged his happiness on making his college choice.
‘I worked so hard to get here,” he said. “I’m glad it’shere.” An all-state GISA Class AAA selection, the 5-foot-9 Thompson averaged 12 points and five rebounds per game as a senior. She topped the Lady Warriors in free throw percentage and was second on the team in made 3-pointers.
Thompson said the TU coaches were supportive with her and her family, and having her family able to see her play collegiatelywas a plus. “It’s nice to have all my friends and family who were here to support me at the home games,” she said.