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McFatridge Selected Channel 12 Student Athlete of the Week

School NewsGreg Higgins

KXII-TV Channel 12 has chosen North Lamar High School senior, Ashleigh McFatridge, as the A+ Student Athlete of the Week.  McFatridge’s interview with the station was taped this week and will air Friday night and Sunday night.  The spotlight will run online next week at

          McFatridge recently signed to join the Tyler Junior College Apaches to play volleyball beginning the fall of 2015.  This fall she was one of six Red River Valley players selected to the 2014 Texas Sports Writers Association All-State volleyball team.   Of those selected, she earned the highest distinction making the Class 4A second-team.  Additionally, The Paris News sports staff selected her as the Most Valuable Player in the Red River Valley once again making it her second consecutive MVP honor.

          Pantherette coaches for McFatridge are head coach Kathy Barker and assistant Jimmy Fendley.  Parents are Christie and Duane Moody and Kim and Jason McFatridge.