Leticia “Letty” Rodriguez of Chaparral, N.M. signed a Letter of Intent to continue her athletic as well as academic career at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. where she plans to major in Social Work. In her time at Northwest Kansas Technical College Rodriguez earned an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant and a Technical Certificate in Business Technology. She also played basketball for two years. Of her player Coach Jessica Jones said, “Letty has worked extremely hard for everything she has earned, and continues to leave a lasting impression with everyone she meets. Gordon is extremely excited to have her as a Lady Scot. There is no doubt that she will exceed everyone’s expectations.”
James Sylvester of Toronto, Ontario signed a Letter of Intent to continue both his athletic and academic career at Coppin State in Baltimore with an undecided major. Sylvester graduated from the Business Technology program at Northwest Tech with an Associate of Applied Science. He played for the Mavericks for two years, and in that time he was the second leading scorer and assist leader in Maverick history with 771 career points (12.2 ppg) and 162 career assists (2.6 apg). He is also the school’s all-time single season and career leader in free throws made and attempted. Sylvester was named to the NJCAA Region VI Honorable Mention All-Region Team in 2014-15 and was honored as a Region VI All-Tournament Team member following the 2013-14 season.
Mike Owona of Yaounde Cameroon Africa signed a Letter of Intent to continue his student-athlete career at North Carolina A&T, a Division 1 school in Greensboro, N.C., where he will major in Accounting. Before coming to Northwest Kansas Technical College Owona played for a year at Farleigh Dickinson University, a Division 1 school in Teaneck, N.J. Mike graduated from Northwest Tech with an Associate of Applied Science in Tech Studies.
Aaron Hendricks of Denver signed a Letter of Intent to continue his athletic as well as academic career at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kan. His major is as yet undecided, but he graduated from Northwest Kansas Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science in Crime Scene Investigation.