Meghan Elizabeth Austin
Meghan was an enthusiastic and vital part of both the basketball and track and field programs at St. Paul’s. Meghan was recognized as a St. Paul’s Bryant-Jordan Recipient, A.S. Mitchell Female Athlete of the Year, St. Paul’s Athlete of the Year, and received both All-State athletic and academic honors. Meghan’s four-year letterman basketball career included over 1000 points scored, all area and all regional basketball teams, serving as basketball team captain for two years, as well as being St. Paul’s Gatorade Rookie of the Year in 2004. Meghan was selected to represent Team USA in the National Scholastic Sports Federation International Competition in Puerto Rico and placed 1st in javelin. She was 2005-2007 state champion in javelin, as well as a runner up in discus in 2006 and 2007. She currently holds the all-time, all-classification state high school record in javelin with a throw of 150-02. She received All-County and All-State track team selection for three years, as well as all metro outdoor track team selection for 2007. Meghan went on to accept a track and field scholarship to The University of Alabama where she continued to excel in athletics. She received repeated NCAA recognition for Outdoor All-SEC 2008 through 2011, All-SEC All-Academic Honor Roll, Outdoor SEC Championships Runner Up in javelin, selection for NCAA Mid-East Region Team, and All-American. Meghan is currently ranked #3 All-Time in school history for women’s javelin at The University of Alabama. Meghan graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in exercise and sports science minoring in nutrition. She continued her education in graduate school at the University of South Alabama earning her Master’s in Exercise Science. Meghan now lives in Mobile, where she continues to positively impact others, working for The American Heart Association as their Youth Marketing Director, or as most know her, “The Jump Rope for Heart Lady.”
Shawn Michael Collins
Shawn was a valuable part of both the baseball and football programs at St. Paul’s, winning the Mostellar Award in 2007, and being recognized as the 1st & 10 Club’s Defensive Player of the Week in 2005. He was also named Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s Defensive Player of the Week in 2006, and Most Valuable Special Teams Player in 2005. Shawn was an explosive player with a positive impact on his teams. Shawn went on to receive baseball and football scholarships from Birmingham-Southern College. He is currently working as a CNA at Grand Bay Convalescent Home and Assistant Manager of DJ’s Diner. Shawn resides in Grand Bay with his wife, Bethany and their one year old daughter, Kennedy.
Jordan McMullan Diaz Ledesma
Jordan was an integral member of the volleyball and soccer programs at St. Paul’s throughout her high school experience. In 2006, Jordan was part of both a runner up volleyball State Championship team and a State Championship track and field team. While excelling athletically, Jordan was also a talented asset to the strings program, playing violin for the duration of middle and high school. Jordan went on to play volleyball at the University of South Alabama where she was a defensive specialist and received a degree in business with a concentration in human resources. She also attended graduate school to earn her MBA with a concentration in HR. Jordan resides in Mobile with her husband, Yadier. She currently works as a Human Resources Business Partner with Chevron Corporation.
Morgan Johns Eddins
Morgan participated in track, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. While an all-around athlete, she was most recognized for her impactful role on the St. Paul’s volleyball team. Morgan was a part of the First Team All-State and All-State Tournament Teams both her junior and senior years. She was recognized as a Super 12 player her senior year, and was selected to play on the South’s team in the North/South Volleyball All Star Game. In 2006, Morgan was a part of an outstanding St. Paul’s volleyball team that brought home the State Championship for the first time since 1995. Morgan received a scholarship to play volleyball at Auburn University, where she continued to gain recognition on the volleyball court and studied communications and public relations. She went on to be 2010 volleyball team captain, was awarded MVP on her team of 23 players, was selected by the SEC to the All SEC Team, and helped lead the Auburn Tigers volleyball team to their FIRST NCAA tournament in history, making it to the top 16. Morgan now resides in Mobile with her husband, Bart and their three year old son, Knox.
Richard Mark Foster
Richard was an impactful asset to the basketball team while he was at St. Paul’s. Lettering in basketball for 2004-2007 as well as serving as the Varsity Basketball Career Assist Leader. Richard was also involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Key Club, and Chorus. He graduated from Auburn University where he earned a degree in Accounting. Richard currently resides in Fairhope and works as a Physical Therapy Technician at Azalea City Hand and Rehab, and a Personal Fitness Trainer at Crossfit Saraland.
Carter Owen Franklin
Owen was an asset to the St. Paul’s golf team and was a part of the 2004 State Championship team. Owen was also involved in the St. Paul’s Student Government Association, as well as The Fellowship of Christian Athletes. After graduation, Owen went on to play collegiate golf at Birmingham-Southern College, earning a degree in mathematics. He continued his education at Auburn University where he received a degree in mechanical engineering. Owen and his wife, Tiffany, now reside in Huntsville where he serves as President of Franklin Creative Solutions, LLC.
Haley Wilson Goodman
Haley was an avid and talented tennis player during her high school career. She received recognition as All-County from 2002 to 2007. Haley brought home both individual and team State Championships for 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007; as well as runner up for both individual and team in 2003. Haley was involved in National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish National Honor Society, and more, all while maintaining Headmaster’s List status. Following graduation, Haley attended The University of Alabama, where she earned a degree in elementary and special education. She continued her education at The University of West Alabama, earning her Masters in elementary education. Haley and her husband, Parker, reside in Southaven, Mississippi where she works as a reading specialist at Horn Lake Intermediate School.
Hannah Lynn Griffin
Hannah Griffin was an asset to the St. Paul’s softball program from 7th grade through her senior year. She was named to the All-State Softball Team and the Mobile Press Register Super 12, along with earning 4A/5A All-County honors for the third time during her senior campaign. She went on to play softball at The University of Southern Mississippi and at The University of West Alabama, where she graduated with a degree in physical education and special education. She attended graduate school and coached at Union College in Kentucky. Hannah currently serves as Head Softball Coach at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.
Angelica Elyse Howard
Angelica played a vital role in the success of the volleyball team, as well as the indoor and outdoor track and field programs during her time as a Saint. Angelica’s accomplishments are endless and include being named Mobile All-County Track & Field, as well as Mobile All-County Volleyball for 2006 and 2007. Angelica was an A.S. Mitchell Award recipient for Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year, a two-time recipient of The Optimist Club Athlete of the Week, as well as All-State Selection for both volleyball and track and field for 2006 and 2007. Angelica earned four individual state titles for her shot put and discus talents in indoor and outdoor track, as well as an individual runner up State Championship placement in 2006. Angelica played a role in five team State Championships and one runner up State Championship, including the indoor and outdoor track and field State Championship titles of 2006, a runner up volleyball State Championship in 2006, the indoor track and field State Championship of 2007, outdoor track and field State Championship of 2007, and the volleyball State Championship in 2007. She served as Junior Class President, was involved in chorus, SGA, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She went on to accept a track and field scholarship from The University of Alabama where she was an SEC champion, team captain, All-SEC 1st team, SEC Honor Roll, Dean’s List, and an SEC Championship Silver and Bronze medalist. Angelica earned a degree in telecommunication and film, minoring in mass communications. She has furthered her education at the University of South Alabama, earning her Master of Arts in communications. Angelica currently resides in Mobile and is self-employed as a communications consultant and entrepreneur.
Jory Kennedy Johnson
Jory participated in both basketball and football while he was at St. Paul’s. He served as team captain in football and received the Crichton Optimist Club Scholar Athlete Award in 2006 and was named 5A All-County and All-Academic in basketball for 2006 and 2007. While Jory excelled on the court and the field, he also maintained an impressive GPA and was a leader in the classroom, being inducted into the National Honor Society. Jory went on to play football at the University of Connecticut, where he continued to be recognized for his leadership and athletic abilities. He started in 28 of the 46 collegiate football games that he played. During his football career at UConn, he served as a team captain, was named Defensive Player of the Week, and received the Scholar Athlete Award in 2012. He was also named Big East All-Academic from 2010 through 2012. He went on to play in the Indoor Football League for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. During his professional career, he started in 24 of the 26 games he played and received honorable mention for player of the week three times consecutively in 2014. Jory now resides in Mobile working in sales.
Omar Montrez Johnson
Omar has always been an avid athlete with a strong drive to win. He participated in varsity football, as well as varsity indoor and outdoor track for the duration of his high school athletic career. He received recognition as an Optimist Club Player of the Week, as well as Honorable Mention for All-Region. In 2004, Omar began his track career with St. Paul’s as a runner-up at state in both indoor and outdoor track. Later in his career, Omar was a part of multiple State Championships with both of those teams. In 2007, he placed as an individual runner-up in the State Championship 4x400 competition. Omar was also involved in Key Club, and mens chorus. He went on to Samford University to play football and earn a degree in political science. While at Samford, Omar was recognized for his excellence on the field as a defensive captain and a team captain in 2011. Omar was involved in Mixed Martial Arts where he also found success. Omar is currently a professional MMA fighter ranked #18 lightweight in North America, titled Atlas Fights Lightweight Champion, FFI Lightweight Champion, and Strike Hand Welterweight Champ. He resides in Birmingham with his wife Kayla and their two year old Kyler.
Kalin James Krause
Kalin participated in multiple sports at St. Paul’s and was consistently recognized for his strength, commitment, and leadership. He was part of the wrestling team in 2002 and was an asset to the football team for the duration of his high school career. He played a role in the runner-up state championship team for indoor track in 2006, and won a state championship in outdoor track that same year. Kalin received numerous accolades including, but not limited to, being a part of the 5500 lb club, being recognized as The Optimist Club’s Player of The Week, and Defensive Player of The Year for 2006. Kalin went on to utilize his skills on and off the field at the United States Naval Academy, playing football for one year, earning a degree in history, and currently serving as a lieutenant in the United States Navy. He and his wife, Kelly, reside in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kalin plans to begin graduate school in 2018 at Penn State to earn a degree in engineering management.
William Morrow Latta
William participated in wrestling, cross-country, indoor track, and soccer while at St. Paul’s. He was named All-County and All-State for both soccer and cross-country. Bringing a consistent determination and competitive spirit to everything he did, William also received recognition as most improved MVP for cross-country and MVP Offensive Player of the Year for Soccer. While at St. Paul’s, he was involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ultimate Frisbee Club and the Sierra Club. William earned a degree in civil engineering from Auburn University. He now resides in Mobile with his one year old son, Scotty and works as a civil engineer for Clark, Greer, Latham & Associates.
Michael Wardell Rebarchak
Michael was a dynamic part of the St. Paul’s basketball program during his high school career. He lettered in basketball from 2005 to 2007, was recognized as an Optimist Club Player of the Week, was selected to the All-Mobile County Team for 2006-2007, and was a consistent positive asset to his team and their performance. Michael excelled academically as well, earning induction into the National Honor Society. Michael went on to letter in basketball at Birmingham-Southern College from 2007-2009, where he earned a degree in accounting. He and his wife, Brooke, reside in Birmingham.
Allison Kneip Stanford
During high school, Allison exceeded in her cross country and indoor and outdoor track career. She received countless honors, including but not limited to: ten All-County selections, four All-Metro selections, nine All-State Awards, and the 2007 Mitchell Award for Female Athlete of the Year. She is an eight-time recipient of the Optimist Club Runner of the Week award. Allison gained individual recognition as a State Champion, placing first in the 800 meter run multiple times in both indoor and outdoor, 1st in the 3200 meter relay all four years, 1st in the 1600 meter relay in 2005 and 2006, as well as several 2nd place finishes in those same events. Allison was a valuable part of the cross-country teams’ State Championship victories from 2002 to 2006, a runner-up indoor track team placement in 2005, the 5A State Championship indoor track team win for 2006 and 2007, as well as a track and field State Championship in 2006 and 2007. Allison maintained Headmaster’s List grades for all of her years at St. Paul’s. She served as her Freshman Class Vice President, Sophomore Class President, Junior Class Vice President, National Honor Society President, and was a member of the Spanish National Honor Society, St. Paul’s Strings Program, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior Interact and Interact clubs. She went on to accept an academic and athletic scholarship for track and field from the University of Mississippi, where she continued her dedication and success to earn induction into the M-Club for both cross-country and track, four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll and Chancellor’s Honor Roll among other honors. Allison earned a degree in biology with a minor in psychology and continued her education at The University of Alabama- Birmingham earning her Doctor of Physical Therapy. Allison and her husband Drew currently reside in Madison, Alabama, where she is a physical therapist at Johnson and Hayes Physical Therapists.