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Posted by: Editor-Bonitta Best on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 12:00:00 am

Fifteen high-school student-athletes are the finalists for the Bill Dooley Scholar-Athlete Award, which recognizes the top football senior within the Dooley Chapter’s geographical region: Durham, Orange, Pitt and Wake counties. The list will be whittled down to five on April 17 and the winner announced on April 24. The award recipient will receive a $10,000 scholarship and recognition at the Pigskin Preview on July 19 at Embassy Suites in Cary. The other four finalists each get a $2,000 scholarship.

2019 Bill Dooley Scholar-Athlete Award – semifinalists:

Alex Buschow, Wakefield High

Luke Thomas Jackson Ferrell, Heritage High

Colin Guentensberger, Orange High School

David Honeycutt, Fuquay-Varina High

Sean Horton, Middle Creek High

Luca Hurst, Holly Springs High

Demarcus Jones II, Wake Forest High

David Madzivanyika, Hillside High

Ben Miller, Jordan High

Blake Mizelle, D.H. Conley High

Laderrick Neville, Northern Durham High

Aaron Pasour, Ayden Grifton High l

Dylan Michael Reeves, Leesville Road High

Luke Sanchez, Cary High

Alex Santiago, Millbrook High

UPDATE:  The list has been trimmed to five: Guentensberger, Jones II, Madzivanyika, Pasour and Sanchez.

Black Lives Matter. The Durham Bulls will celebrate African American Heritage Night during its game against Gwinnett Stripers, April 20, 6:30 p.m. at the Park. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Bimbe' Cultural Arts Festival on May 18. Purchase tickets at https://groupmatics.events/event/Bimbe50, for proceeds to benefit Bimbe’.




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