May 2012 Tennis Tidbits
*The North Carolina School of Science and Math defeated Ayden-Grifton High School in the state 1-A quarterfinals on Wednesday, May 16th at the Greene Central High School Tennis Complex. The match was moved to Snow Hill after an early afternoon rain shower in Ayden. Ayden-Grifton's coach Will Tyer is the husband of Angela Tyer, the director of the Greene Central Ramblers.
*Olivia Jackson, a member of the Greene Central junior varsity women's team, was named to the 2012 Eastern Plains All-Conference Women's Softball Team!
*Greene Central High School will be hosting the 2013 Eastern 2-A Regional Men's Tennis Tournament.
*D.J. Lanier, a member of the 2005 varsity men's tennis team, graduated from Law School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Saturday, May 12th. *Congratulations to juniors Laurie Sutton and Olivia Jackson for being inducted into the Greene Central High School National Honor Society on Tuesday, May 15th! *Dustin a Grant, a starter on Greene Central's 2005 state finalist men's squad, has taken a job with Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Indiana. He will be working at Methodist Hospital, University Hospital, and Riley Children's Hospital. He will also be a preceptor for Indiana University medical students as well as for Butler University and Purdue University pharmacy students. Grant will also be teaching pharmacotherapy and therapeutics courses at Butler University. *Elizabeth Cooper, a starter on Greene Central's 2005, received her Master's Degree in Extension Education from North Carolina State University on Saturday, May 12th!
*Brent Darden, a state doubles champion in 2005 for Greene Central, graduated from Pharmacy School at Campbell University on Saturday, May 12th! *Senior Alex Deans has earned the President's Gold Medal Award for Community Service. *Juniors Jessica Hatch and Kayla Radford won the Most Valuable Player awards for the 2011 Greene Central varsity women's tennis team at the annual Athletic Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 15th.