Five student-athletes from Pendleton Heights signed their letters of intent to continue their education and compete in college athletics. Emma Robison (Indiana Wesleyan University), Gracie King (University of Indianapolis), Megan Porter (Bethel University), Jordan Benefiel (Austin Peay State University), and Maggie Miller (Southern Illinois University). All will represent Pendleton Heights Athletics at the next level starting next school year.
Name: Emma Robison
College: Indiana Wesleyan University
Stats: Swim captain, Student Athletic Council member, Madison County Athlete of Character, and Pendleton Swim Club junior coach.
Future Plans: Graduate from IWU and get a job as an executive director of a senior living facility.
Name: Gracie King
College: University of Indianapolis
Stats: 903 kills; 197 career blocks; All County Team (three times); HHC All-Conference (three times)
Future Plans: Attend UIndy and graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Name: Megan Porter
College: Bethel University
Future Plans: After college become either an exercise physiologist or a softball coach.
Name: Jordan Benefiel
College: Austin Peay State University
Stats: All-State (2019); HHC All-Conference (twice); The Herald Bulletin Pitcher of the Year; team MVP (twice); Indy Star Softball Super Team; led HHC in strikeouts; PHHS single season strikeout record holder
Future Plans: Work in the marketing department for a professional sports team.
Name: Maggie Miller
College: Southern Illinois University
Stats: National Honor Society member; National Beta Club; swim team captain
Future Plans: Graduate from SIU with a degree in radiology specializing in diagnostic medical sonography.
Congrats to these young ladies for the success they achieved while being a student-athlete at Pendleton Heights. We will host a winter signing celebration on February 5th to honor more student-athletes at PHHS.