At Spring Signing Day, two St. Benedict at Auburndale (SBA) High School seniors committed to continuing their athletic careers at the college level. Presiding over the event was SBA Athletic Director Will Hudgens.

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Alexa Pangonas (of Arlington) – signing with the Marian University Knights Bowling Team (Indianapolis – NAIA)


  • Senior Class President
  • A student ambassador
  • A senior retreat leader
  • Member of the Students for Life, Best Buddies and Live from Varnavas Drive Cast
  • She is the SBA Women’s Chorale, a Bridge Builder, a member of the National honor Society, Tri-M Music Honors Society and the Quill & Scroll Honor Society.
  • She has been a member of the volleyball team for 4 years and track team for 2
  • She started bowling competitively in her junior year
  • Was ranked 6th in the region & 5th in the state her junior year and 1st in the region her senior year
  • She received the Most Improved Bowler and 2nd team All-Metro her junior year
  • Her team finished state runner-up her junior year
  • In her senior year she was named Team Captain, Most Valuable Bowler and received the Benedictus Award
  • Her highest game is a 247

At Marian, Alexa plans to major in Business Management with a minor in Pastoral Leadership

Bryan Seaman (of Eads) – signing with Northeast Mississippi Community College Baseball Team (NJCAA)

  • Scholar Athlete Award all 4 years
  • First Honor Roll Freshman-Junior Year
  • Principal Honor Roll-Senior year
  • Rho Kappa National History Honor Society inductee
  • Spanish National Honor Society inductee
  • SBA Baseball Team Battalion Leader
  • 2019 Perfect Game Preseason All-American
  • Plays Summer Baseball for the Easley Baseball Club
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