Senior Jordan Brown, center, signs to play soccer at Brevard on Thursday, Feb. 28. Surrounding him were his parents Paula and Reggie Brown, PCHS assistant soccer coach Will Pack, PCHS head soccer coach Lennox “Rock” Charles, brother Mitchell Brown, PCHS principal Mary Feagan and PCHS athletic director Jeff Wilson. (photo by Samantha Hurst)
Senior Jordan Brown, center, signs to play soccer at Brevard on Thursday, Feb. 28. Surrounding him were his parents Paula and Reggie Brown, PCHS assistant soccer coach Will Pack, PCHS head soccer coach Lennox “Rock” Charles, brother Mitchell Brown, PCHS principal Mary Feagan and PCHS athletic director Jeff Wilson. (photo by Samantha Hurst)

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Wolverine Brown signs to play soccer with Brevard

Published 10:46am Friday, March 1, 2013

Polk County High School senior Jordan Brown didn’t expect to sign his name to a college athletic scholarship but when the opportunity presented itself he was happy to do so.

“When they called me and said, ‘We might be able to offer you something,’ I was surprised,” Brown said of getting word from Brevard College that they would be able to offer him an athletic scholarship to play soccer. “I’ve always been a heavy baseball player but I’ve steadily improved as a soccer player.”

Brown recently visited Brevard’s campus to take a tour and even play a pick-up game of soccer with some of the school’s current players. He also sat through an organic chemistry class.

“I like that small college feel. I like that the teachers can actually help you and you can have that strong teacher/student relationship,” Brown said.

Brown’s mother, Paula, said she too likes the atmosphere of Brevard’s campus.

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