Athlete scholars. Lakes seniors (from left) Bilal Liggins, Marcial Williamson, Brittany Tillman, Kelvin Miller, Nick Williams earned athletic scholarships at various northwest universities.
Seven Clover Park School District (CPSD) seniors recently earned scholarships to a variety of colleges and universities.
Army bound. Clover Park High School senior and free safety Aaron Fennel will play football at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York next fall.
Clover Park free-safety Aaron Fennell will attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. Fennell was a standout player his junior year, however, missed most of this season due to injury. According to Warrior coaches, Fennell is aggressive, physical and fast.
Lakes football team captain Bilal Liggins is an offensive lineman for Lakes will attend the University of Idaho in Moscow, Id. Liggins was selected as an All-Western Cascade conference offensive tackle as well as for the Washington preps All-State second team. News Tribune All-area second team lineman.
Kelvin Miller is a strong safety for the Lakes Lancers and will attend Idaho State University in Pocatello, Id. Miller was chosen as an All-Western Cascade Conference safety. He ran for 678 all-purpose yards this season and made 68 tackles with four interceptions. Miller is a standout sprinter having placed at state track meet.
Lakes Lancer senior Brittany Tillman will attend Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Tillman will play volleyball for the Cougars. Tillman is a multi-talented athlete who was formerly a varsity basketball player for the Lancers. She leads the Lancer volleyball team in blocks and is an exceptional kill-shot player. Additionally, she was state shot-put champion.
Lakes quarterback Nick Williams will attend Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash on a football scholarship.
Team captain Williams was an All-State and All-Western Cascade conference quarterback this season. Additionally, Williams was a News Tribune All-Area 1st team quarterback. During his senior and junior seasons, Williams passed for 5,266 yards and 58 touchdowns. He led the Lancers to a 22-3 record and back-to-back state playoff berths. The next opportunity to see him play will be in the East-West All-State game this summer in Everett, Wash.
Lakes wide receiver Marcial Williamson signed with United State Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colo. This season, Williamson was an All-Western Cascade Conference wide receiver and a News Tribune All-Area second team wide receiver. Williamson caught 34 passes for 545 yards and six touchdowns. Additionally, Williamson is a member of the High School Academic National Honor Society maintaining a 3.68 grade point average.
Soccer Scholar. Clover Park High School senior will play soccer for the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas next year.
CPHS soccer player Maggie Schrader will attend University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Schrader will join her sister Brittany Schrader who is a defender with the Incarnate Cardinals. According to her coach, Schrader is a leader on and off the field. She is appreciated by all of her teammates, and respected by opponents. Schrader is an awesome all-around athlete. She was a co-most valuable player of the Western Cascade Conference girls soccer league this year.
Story and Photos by Rich Bartell