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Bishop Dunne’s National Signing Day Scholar-Athletes L-R: Jared Alex, Colorado School of the Mines (football); Micah Simon, Brigham Young University (football); Darrion Daniels, Oklahoma State University (football) ; Erika Aviles, Lubbock Christian University (soccer); Adrian Miller, Oklahoma University (football); Dailen Sutton, The Air Force Academy (football); Lasani Johnson, Stephen F. Austin College (Basketball); Tre’jzon Blair, Tarleton State (football); Travis Cook, Texas Lutheran University (football).



Nine Bishop Dunne Falcons Honored on National Signing Day


Nine scholar athletes of the class of 2015 signed letters of intent to play their sport at the next level on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, National Signing Day.


Senior Erika Aviles is headed to Lubbock Christian University to play soccer. Lasani Johnson, Honorable Mention in The Dallas Morning News SportsDay roster last month for averaging 28.5 points per game, is signing with Stephen F. Austin College in Sherman to play basketball.


Five other scholar athletes from the State Championship football team will continue playing their sport at the collegiate level. Signing on Wednesday were:


1 Jared Alex - Colorado School of Mines (Football)

2 Erika Aviles - Lubbock Christian University (Soccer)

3 Tre’jzon Blair – Tarleton State (Football)

4 Travis Cook - Texas Lutheran University (Football)

5 Darrion Daniels - Oklahoma State University (Football)

6 Lasani Johnson - Stephen F. Austin University (Basketball)

7 Adrian A.D. Miller – University of Oklahoma (Football)

8 Micah Simon - Brigham Young University (Football)

9 Dailen Sutton - Air Force Academy (Football)


Assistant Athletic Director Coach Delone Williams noted there may be a later addition to the signing day, as college representatives have been in touch with a number of other Falcon athletes on campus. Harvard, Yale and Notre Dame coaches have been seen in the halls of Bishop Dunne in the past month, along with representatives from UT, OU, OSU, Alabama, and Pittsburgh.


Bishop Dunne’s football team had a 12 – 1 record this year and beat Prestonwood Baptist in the TAPPS Class 5A Division 1 State Championship 41 – 10  in December.

Bishop Dunne was established in 1961 by the Brothers of Sacred Heart and the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur. The school is known for its strong academic and technology successes. Last month the school acquired a seismograph to begin tracking earthquakes. The school’s annual GeoTech Lecture Series continues this month with Emmy-award winning photographer James Balog speaking on February 26, 2015.

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Judith E. Porter, M.T.S. M.B.A. 

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