Jacob Parker has always been the type of athlete who lets his actions speak louder than his words.
Whether on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond, Parker has been a steady leader throughout his high school career at Bethlehem Christian Academy. The senior made school history last week as he became the first student-athlete to sign with a Division I program as Parker will play baseball for Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
It was just another accomplishment in a long list of many for the BCA student who has helped make a name for the school’s athletic program.
“It’s a big honor to be the first one to sign at that level,” Parker said this past weekend. “I hope it kind of opens the door for more in the future. Hopefully, I’m just the first of what will be many.”
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