EMAP In the Mission Field

For most college students this is the time of the year when they return home after a long and hard semester. Sophomore Safeties John Smith (Aurora, IL) and Andy Lozano (Desert Hot Springs, CA) are going a different route and will be traveling to Guatemala for a college sponsored mission trip May 24th- June 7th.

During the trip the 10 member team will travel to the town of Magdalena. They will be hosted by Students International a not-for-profit organization biased out of Visalia, CA.

There are multiple facets of this trip. As a Digital Media major Smith will be taking time exploring the city with still and video cameras as well as supporting the creation of a new digital media school there.

Lozano will be assisting in an agraibusiness program which consists of vaccinating local farm animals.

The trip was made known to Smith during a computer programming class by Professor Deloy Cole. It was only a matter of time before he convinced his teammate to join him on the trip.

Smith explained his reason for going on the trip,
“I want to experience a new culture and be able to use my talents to help people. Also they are trying to start a digital media school and the DM majors will be helping the director get on his feet with the program”

Lozano added,
“This will be a good chance to see a different country and expand my worldview. I am going to have a great time helping people and recruiting some future Panthers abroad.”

The Director of World Outreach and Missions office at Greenville College Erin O’Hare will be joining these Panthers on this trip and was asked about the involvement of football players on mission trips,

“I think it’s vital, the majority of interest for these trips comes from girls, which is fine but, there needs to be some balance. Kids in these countries respond very well to the players. I think it’s because they don’t have many male influences in their lives. The little boys love to roughhouse and they enjoy being physical with the big football players who they see as invincible heroes. There needs to be more guys in the mission field both short term and long term and the partnership with the football program continues to satisfy this need. ”

Please pray for the team during this trip for protection and for God to use this trip for his glory.


Youth Football Camp

June 17-19, 2010
Camp space is limited to the first 100 kids entering 3rd-8th grade (co-ed).
• Only $85 for 3 days of camp
• Lunch and T-Shirt provided!
• Not an overnight camp, no housing provided.
• No refunds after June 1, 2010.

Team Builder Sessions

The Team Builder Sessions are run by camp coaches and designed to develop team cohesion & leadership. These Team-Builder Sessions will provide fun and challenging events that will test your ability to overcome adversity and build team chemistry.

Coaching staff

Camp coaches will consist of Greenville College coaches and players.

For more information, contact:
Aaron Mingo, Camp Director
Greenville College
315 East College Ave.
Greenville, IL 62246

Justin Honeycutt

Wabash High School (IN) senior Justin Honeycutt has recently decided to continue his education at Greenville College starting in the fall of 2010. At Greenville College Honeycutt will be a member of the Panther football and track teams.

At Wabash High School Honeycutt was a two year member of the All-Conference and All-County football teams and was the 2009 offensive MVP for the Apaches. In track Honercutt holds the county meet record in the 100M dash.

Offensive Coordinator Robbie Schomaker said about Honeycutt, "Justin is a kid we're real excited about . A football/track guy who can add a unique element on the field for the team."

At Greenville College Honeycutt will major in the Pre-Professional program looking to become a Physicians Assistant.


Seth Marshall

The Hoosier State will have more of a presence on the Greenville College campus this fall as Seth Marshall has made the decision to become a Panther. At GC Marshall will be a member of the Greenville College Football team.

As a senior at Turkey Run High School in Marshall, IN Seth competed in both the athletic and academic field. The 2009 WRC All-Conference football player will be graduating with a State of Indiana CORE 40 diploma this June.

Assistant Coach Rich Scanlon said about Marshall, "Wow. Here's a guy who played both defensive line and quarterback last season. What this tells us is that Seth is both a super athlete and a super leader. We expect Seth to have that same type of leadership here at Greenville College."

Marshall is looking forward to majoring in Criminal Justice while at Greenville College.


Cody Gaesser

Cody Gaesser the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School (IL) senior has made the decision to attend Greenville College this fall. At GC Gaesser will be a member of the Panther Football team. At GCMS Gaesser's accomplishments stacked as high as his 6'4" frame. 4 years on the academic honor roll, 3x Track MVP, '09-'10 Basketball MVP, '09 All-HOIC 2nd Team WR, and in 2009 he tied the single season receiving TD record.

Assistant Coach TJ Gaylord said about Gaesser,"Cody is such a great fit for Greenville. Not only is he a great student and a great football player but he plays the guitar and is in a band. After his four years here Cody will have a chance to leave a dynamic legacy few others have."

Gaesser is still undecided on his major but will have his choice of over 50 areas of study to choose from at Greenville College.


Morris Hobson

Morris Hobson, senior from Cahokia High School in Illinois is the latest student athlete to make the all important decision to attend Greenville College this fall. While attending Greenville College Hobson has decided to be a member of the Panther football team.

Assistant Coach Rich Scanlon on Hobson's decision, "These are the kind of kids we need here at Greenville. Local guys who want to pursue a Christan education and are intrigued by the concept of Biblical Football."

The All-Conference DE and OG is looking forward on pursuing a degree in criminal justice and one day become a police officer to serve his community.


Kody Herzog

The state of Nevada will be well represented at Greenville College with the addition of Kody Herzog to the student body. This two time student athlete of the month at Palo Verde High School has recently made the decision to attend GC starting this fall.

A three time lineman of the year, Herzog will continue playing football for the Greenville College Panthers.

Assistant Coach Aaron Mingo said about Herzog, "We are super excited for Kody to be a part of EMAP. He is a very strong kid with a high motor. Championships are won and lost on the line of scrimmage. With Kody up front I like our chances over the next four years."

Kody is looking to major in Education and minor in Coaching.


Tyler Penn

Tyler Penn a senior at Centerville Senior High School in Indiana has made the decision to attend Greenville College starting in the fall of 2010. When asked why Greenville Penn responded,

"I have been on many college visits and campuses throughout the summer and fall, when I got to Greenville the atmosphere was great. The coaches were awesome and really made me feel a part of the team and the players made me feel this is the place for me, the brotherhood they talked about and the philosophy of the coaches and college truly inspired me to become a Panther."

Defensive Coach Rich Scanlon commented on Penn's decision, "Tyler will prove to be a valuable asset to the Greenville community and in four years will add his name to the distinguished list of GC alumni."

The Indiana AP All-State Linebacker will be majoring in Education with an emphasis in Special Education.

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