Rich East Men Sign for College Sports

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Bruce Collins signed with Valparaiso University. (ALL PHOTOS SUPPLIED)

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Three Rich East Rockets athletes signed to recently play college sports. Bruce Collins signed to play football at Valparaiso University, Jamere Dismukes signed for basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and Shea Sumpter signed to play basketball at Lake Land College in Matoon, Illinois.

Bruce Collins

Rich East Rockets football and basketball player and senior Bruce Collins has signed to be a student-athlete for football at Valparaiso University . Sharing in the moment with Bruce are his father, Bruce (bottom left) and Rocket head football coach Barry Reade. Also: {top row, from left) REHS head basketball coach George Leonard; Assistant football and basketball coach Vernell Glover and Assistant Principal/Athletics and Activities Jimmy Daniels. Valparaiso is an NCAA Division I university in Valparaiso, Ind., about 30-45 minutes east of Park Forest .

Jamere Dismukes

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Rich East Rockets basketball player and senior Jamere Dismukes has signed to be a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Sharing in the moment with Jamere are Rocket head basketball coach George Leonard {left} and assistant coach Vernell Glover; {top row, from left} Rich East principal Mark Kramer, guidance counselor Jacqueline Brooks, family friend and RE staff member Eric Martin, and Assistant Principal/Athletics and Activities Jimmy Daniels. Wisconsin-Park side is a Division II university in Kenosha, Wisc., less than three hours north of Park Forest.

Shea Sumpter

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Rich East Rockets basketball player and senior Shea Sumpter has signed to be a student-athlete at Lake Land College in Matoon , Illinois. Sharing in the moment with Shea are his mom, Angie Lockhart and Rocket assistant coach Vernell Glover and {top left) head coach George Leonard and Assistant Principal/Athletics and Activities Jimmy Daniels. Lake Land is a prominent junior College in Matoon, Ill., less than three hours south of Park Forest.