Khyle Washington '18 Soaring Toward his Goals

Khyle Washington graduated from Gerstell Academy in, June 2018 and was recruited to attend Beckley Prep in Beckley, WV.  Beckley Prep is a basketball school that allows players to receive intensive training while playing on a traveling team to get more exposure to enhance college recruitment efforts.  As a result of his participation in this program, he received a four-year athletic scholarship to Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, KY, August 2019. 
At the end of his freshman year at Kentucky Christian University, he had an overall GPA of 3.2 and received Honor Roll ranking. Currently, he has a 3.1 overall GPA after completing his first semester as a sophomore.    
Khyle excelled in sports while at Beckley Prep and Kentucky Christian University. During his freshman year at KCU, his team finished 6th in the NAIA conference which was their first year in this conference.  He was nominated for Freshman of the Year, All Freshman Team and All Defense First Team awards. Currently, he serves as co-captain of his team.  Although he is a point guard, he currently has the highest rebounding average on his team. Recently, Khyle was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference (NAIA) basketball Defensive Player of the Year for his play this season.
Khyle is majoring in Business Administration with a concentration is Sports Management. After completing his college education, he plans to play basketball oversees.  His career goal is to become a sports announcer or basketball coach at some level.
Gerstell Academy’s exceptional leadership curriculum, according to Khyle, prepared and positioned him to be an effective leader on a local and national platform.
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