Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Dunwoody High football star - and cancer survivor - will play for Centre College.
Dunwoody Wildcat defensive end Steven Camara was just 13 years old when he started having pain in his side and spent three days sick with a fever. A trip to the doctor revealed the young football player had a tumor under his left lung and was diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoma. Four years later and after three and a half years of chemotherapy treatments Camara did the improbable by signing a college football scholarship with Division III Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Centre is a member of the Southern Athletic Association. “Signing day is a life changing moment for most families as their children get scholarships to continue their educations,” said Dunwoody head football coach Jim Showfety. “For Steven that life changing moment was …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
DE Steven Camara, a cancer survivor, has committed to Centre College.
Wednesday is National Signing Day, and student-athletes at Dunwoody High School will be declaring their collegiate plans at 2:30 pm. Particularly in the world of college football, "National Signing Day" has turned into something of a holiday for fans eager to find out if their favorite college program will get the top "blue-chip" recruits. But it's also an exciting day for athletes from soccer, baseball and every other sport. One of Dunwoody High's most inspiring stories is Steven Camara (DE, 6-2, 225), who has committed to Centre College. Camara was previously diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoma and went through three years of chemotherapy. His last treatment was in September 2011, and he has been cancer-free ever since. With your help, …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The week's top headlines for January 30-February 3, 2012.
APS Redistricting: Demographers Address Inman Overcrowding. Southwest Parents To APS: Small Schools Over Closed Schools. APS Redistricting: Before New Schools, Take Stock Of Existing Facilities. Fallen APD Officers Buried In Mableton. DHS Footballers Sign Letters Of Intent. Four Seniors Celebrated At Pebblebrook's Official Signing Day. The Right To Vote On Brookhaven Cityhood Mulled By House Committee.