RCHS Lady Eagle cross-country runner Emily Thurman, seated center, is shown signing a scholarship to Cumberland University on Thursday. Seated, from left, are RCHS athletic director Micah Ruehling, Emily Thurman and RCHS track and cross-country coach Steffan Holder. Standing, from left, are teammates Alyssa Tallent, Chloe Purser, Alexandra Tallent and Kierstynn Conley.
Published: 6:50 PM, 07/23/2013
Last updated: 6:51 PM, 07/23/2013
Author: Ernie Harris Source: The Herald-News
Rhea County High School’s [RCHS] 2013 graduate Emily Thurman became the latest Eagle student athlete to extend their career as she signed a cross-country scholarship to Cumberland University on Thursday.
Cumberland University is located in Lebanon, Tenn., 30 miles east of Nashville. Founded in 1842, Cumberland University is one of the state’s oldest institutions, where the athletic teams regularly compete for conference and national championships.
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