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Blue Tide basketball seniors honored
Miranda McDowell preps for a shot in a recent contest. She was one of several Long County seniors honored last week. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle

Long County High School honored senior basketball players during the final home game of the 2011 season in Ludowici.

For the Blue Tide, Akeem Boyd, Jamal Posey, Chuckie Futch and Jaylan Futch were recognized.

Boyd has been a member of the team since he was a sophomore and is also on the Youth Advisory Council.

In addition to basketball, he enjoys fishing. After graduation he plans to join the military.

Posey just joined the basketball team this year and is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. He enjoys fishing and swimming. After graduation Posey plans to pursue a degree in radiology and becoming an entrepreneur.

Chuckie Futch has been a member of the basketball team for two years and is a member of YAC and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He plans to attend East Georgia College and major in criminal justice.

Jaylan Futch has been on the team for three years and also is on YAC.

He likes to hang out with friends,. After graduation he plans to attend Coastal Georgia College.

The Lady Tide honored three seniors. First up was Miranda McDowell, who played all four years and also is a member of the track team and YAC.

She enjoys swimming and shopping. After she graduates she plans to become a registered nurse and join the Navy.

Shamika Richardson also was recognized for her four years as a member of the Lady Tide.

Richarsdon likes to play with her dog and see friends. After graduation she plans to join the Navy.

Senior Randi Boutwell also was recognized for being the manager of the Lady Tide. Boutwell likes to text and watch TV. After she graduates she plans to attend Ogeechee Technical College and become a dental assistant.

The basketball cheerleading squad had three seniors.

Tamika Jackson was on the team for three years and is a member of FBLA and YAC. She likes to sing and dance. After graduating she plans to attend Georgia State University and become a registered nurse.

Ariel Davis has been a cheerleader for four years and is a member of Health Occupational Students of America.

She likes to shop and also wants to be a nurse.

The last senior recognized was Shaquella Nelson, a Tide cheerleader for three years. Nelson also is a member HOSA and Faith Temple Youth Ministries. She writes poetry and sings and plans to be
a pediatric nurse after grad-

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