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APS to Host National Signing Day Event for Scholar Athletes Wednesday

Office of Communications and Public Engagement
130 Trinity Avenue SW | Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Ian Smith, Executive Director 
404-802-2855, office
404-603-6934, cell

Seth Coleman, Media Relations Manager 
404-802-2891, office
404-406-5570, cell  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               

February 5, 2019

APS to Host National Signing Day Event 
for Scholar Athletes, Wednesday

ATLANTA – More than 50 senior student athletes from 12 Atlanta Public Schools high schools will gather at Therrell High School (3099 Panther Trail, SW) to sign National Letters of Intent for athletic scholarships – from football, to baseball, to track and field – from colleges and universities across the country at the District’s annual National Signing Day ceremony.

Both APS female and male student athletes, along with their school’s athletic director, coaches, family members and friends will participate in this annual event. Students and coaches will be available for media interviews after the event.

WHAT:           National Signing Day event for Scholar Athletes graduating in 2019

WHEN:         Wednesday, February 5 | 10 a.m.

WHERE:       D.M. Therrell High School | 3099 Panther Trail, SW


About Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the state of Georgia, serving approximately 52,000 students across 89 schools. The district is organized into nine K-12 clusters with 61 neighborhood schools, five partner schools, 18 charter schools, two citywide single-gender academies, three alternative schools and four alternative programs.