Mitchell Buttler, a 2013 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School, has accepted a position on the men’s swim team at Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs.
After being introduced to the program by a recent Emmanuel graduate, Coach Allen Gilchrest invited Buttler to visit the campus and see the brand new athletic facilities. The standout has competed competitively for the last 10 years through the Winder YMCA and at WBHS for he last four years. Having competed at the state level all 10 years, Buttler is expected to bring depth and leadership to the Emmanuel team.
When asked about his future goals at Emmanuel, Buttler said: “The goals I have set for myself are to be the best student-athlete I could possibly be and to excel in the classroom and in the pool. I hope to be a leader on campus, helping others reach their goals as well.”