Many Pattonville athletes will participate in National Signing Day event

Jake Richardson, Writer

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Derrick Boyce posted a photo of himself in a Butler Community College football jersey to his Twitter page when announcing his commitment to play for the school.

Pattonville student-athletes have showcased their talents throughout high school and some will be taking their talents to the college level. Those student-athletes will be participating in a National Signing Day event on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the main gym at 1 p.m.

Many of Pattonville’s student-athletes will be signing to continue their career in specific sports in college. One of those students is 3-sport athlete Derrick Boyce who will be signing to continue his academic and football career at Butler Community College.

“After a lot of hard thinking and conversations with my family, I chose Butler because it was more like Pattonville and something I was use to,” he said. “It is a good environment for me to study and stay focused on my football career.”

Boyce tweeted about his commitment to Butler CC On Jan. 31. Other Pattonville athletes that have used Twitter to announce their commitments include Mario Rowland (Central Community College, football), Caron Coleman (Coffeyville Community College, football), and Rachael Vitale (Missouri Western State University, girls soccer).

As of Tuesday, the Pattonville athletic department has not released a full list of student-athletes participating in National Signing Day. Check back to to see a full list on who signed to what school when it becomes available.