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Leach, Smith and Brown Bolt to 4 Year Schools

Leach, Smith and Brown Bolt to 4 Year Schools


Garden City, KS-Tyrone Leach is headed to Louisiana Tech University and LaChristopher Smith will attend Northwestern State University on Track and Field scholarships. Shot Putter Aaron Brown has inked with Alcorn State University.

The experience Tyrone Leach had at Garden City Community College was all about growing as person. Leach stated, "It was a learning experience being a part of new team, new state and a new school. I didn't know what to expect when I came to Garden City but the team quickly made me feel right at home." Leaches best memory was traveling to different parts of the country in addition to traveling he remembers how coach Marshall prepared him for the meets. Leach stated, "Both my coaches worked on helping me keep a positive mindset."

LaChristopher Smith chose GCCC because he was not sure where he was going to go. "I was thinking about signing with another school and suddenly GCCC came into the picture. I knew nothing about them and got a call out of nowhere with an offer and I jumped on it!" Leaches best memory of GCCC is his coach Doug Marshall. "The great Doug Marshall pushed me hard. He motivated me when I wanted to give up on track."

Aaron Brown's best memory is Coach Marshall coming to GCCC when things looked bleak. Brown stated, "I love competing for him. Garden City is a great place to be and he makes it even better. Support from my family through the tough times last year enabled me to keep working. I chose GCCC because it is a little town in Kansas and I wanted few distractions. I am glad I chose GCCC."