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Cooper's hard work pays off with scholarship
June 8, 2012Rocky Mount High School
By Justin Hite, Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount High senior Alexus Cooper didn’t have much time to learn her new position.
After joining the Gryphons two years ago and just one year removed from a torn ACL, Cooper was expected to be Rocky Mount’s starting point guard and one of its on-court leaders.
She did that to the pleasant surprise of her coach, Pam Gainey, and well enough that she earned a handful of scholarship offers.
Cooper has chosen to attend Eastern Kentucky University on a full-ride, four-year basketball scholarship. The dream has been realized.
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