The Long County High School soccer program last week added another first April 9 by hosting its first Senior Night.
Shawn Martinez, Adalberto Vidrio and Jesus Mejia were recognized for the boys’ team. Jacqueline Cisneros, Alexus Avila, Kylie Yancey, Hannah Johnston, Janeth Nevarez, Kathy Lara and Alejandra Chihuahua were honored on the girls’ team.
Martinez, who was escorted by his father, Lorenzo Fleming, plans to attend college to study criminal justice.
Vidrio, escorted by his parents, Sonia and Alfredo Vidrio, plans to major in computer science in college.
Mejia, escorted by Ines Cisneros, plans to attend Altamaha Technical Institute to become a physical-therapist assistant.
Cisneros, escorted by her father, Aurelio Cisneros, plans to attend college and become a paramedic.
Avila, escorted by her mother, Lisa DiBernardo, plans to attend college to become an architect.
Yancey, escorted by her parents, Amy and Allen Yancey, plans to attend the University of West Georgia to become a physician’s assistant.
Johnston, escorted by her father, Bill Johnston, plans to major in physical education at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Nevarez, escorted by Samuel Hinojo, plans to join the Army.
Lara, escorted by her mother, Maria Lara, plans to attend AASU to become a nurse.
Chihuahua, escorted by her parents, Ana and Francisco Chihuahua, plans to attend Valdosta State University to become a nurse.
In addition to this group of seniors being the first for the LCHS soccer program, they also were the first group to play soccer in the school system as members of the Walker Middle School Wildcat boys’ and girls’ teams.