Thomas Jefferson seniors sign National Letters of Intent on June 5. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Thomas Jefferson seniors sign National Letters of Intent on June 5. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Signed, sealed, celebrated: High school seniors sign to play collegiate sports

More than 30 seniors from Federal Way to play for colleges and universities around the nation.

High school seniors throughout Federal Way recently signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level.

Celebrations were held at Decatur, Federal Way, Thomas Jefferson, and Todd Beamer high schools to honor more than 30 seniors advancing their athletic and academic careers.

Decatur High School signees:

Lindsay Cummings, volleyball, Columbia Basin College

Starleen Acorda, women’s acrobatic and tumbling, Arizona Christian University

Nicholas Orr, baseball, Shoreline College

Kevin Robello, basketball, Clark College

Jewel Springer, swim, Washington State University

Federal Way High School signees:

Haley Jacobson, cross country/track, Whitworth University

Bethany Forward, cross country/track, Saint Martin’s University

Marcus Eubanks, track, Pacific Lutheran University

Alphonzo Tuputala, football, University of Washington

Trey Davis, football, University of Southern California

Eugene Tilai, football, Western Oregon University

Zane Baumgardt, soccer, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Rachel Kimura, soccer, Seattle University

Brandham Ponce, baseball, Central Arizona College

Joel Hernandez, soccer, Highline College

Esther Brutus, track, Pacific Lutheran University

Makiya Worthy, track, Saint Martin’s University

Thomas Jefferson High School signees:

Faylisa Valle, golf, Highline College

Mia Rosa, tennis, University of Hawai’i at Hilo

Garrett Lutz, baseball, Green River College

Marcos Cuevas-Flores, soccer, Bellevue College

Todd Beamer High School signees:

Zach Gregg, soccer, Pacific Lutheran University

Brandon Locke, soccer, Western Washington University

Renee Tiumalu, track and field, Whitworth University

Jordon Service, baseball, Grays Harbor College

Marques Richards, baseball, Pierce College

Trystan Plunkett, baseball, Centralia College

Kinidy Daley, soccer, Bellevue College

Daddee Matila, football, University of Montana Western

Brandon Niksich, football, Simon Fraser University

Ar’Tavious McGee, football, Central Washington University

Billy Vann, football, Central Washington University

Kincade McFarlane, football, Western Oregon University

Decatur High School senior Kevin Robello. Courtesy photo

Decatur High School senior Kevin Robello. Courtesy photo

Decatur High School senior Nicholas Orr. Courtesy photo

Decatur High School senior Nicholas Orr. Courtesy photo

Decatur High School senior Starleen Acorda. Courtesy photo

Decatur High School senior Starleen Acorda. Courtesy photo

From left: TJ’s Marcos Cuevas-Flores, Mia Rosa, and Faylisa Valle. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

From left: TJ’s Marcos Cuevas-Flores, Mia Rosa, and Faylisa Valle. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

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