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Mullen signs cross country scholarship to MMI

Last Tuesday, April 9, Amindy Mullen of the Demopolis High School Cross Country team signed a scholarship to Marion Military Institute.

Attending the signing was MMI Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach Christopher Lawrence, DHS Cross Country Coach Deborah Boykin, as well as family, friends and teammates.

Mullen began running cross country in the seventh grade and became Demopolis High School’s longest consecutive runner.

“Cross country has been a part of my life for a long time and I look forward to continuing to run as a member of the team at felt Marion Military Institute. It’s very excited,” Mullen said.

Mullen also expressed appreciation to her high school coaches, Boykin and Rodney Rowser, for helping her over the years, which led to her signing a scholarship.

Lawrence said he looks forward to having Mullen on MMI’s cross country team.

“She is a very talented runner in this region. We are very lucky to have her on our team,” Lawrence said.

Mullen is the daughter of Clint and Helena Mullen.

(This article originally appeared in the Wednesday, April 24 issue of the Demopolis Times.)