Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School held a signing ceremony for senior Anthony Thomas inside the Library on the Montgomery Catholic high school campus at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 9.
Anthony Thomas, a two-time All-Metro selection for the Knights, will play college basketball at Faulkner State choosing the Sun Chiefs over Wallace in Andalusia. Thomas led the team in scoring and steals this year as he averaged 20 points and 3 steals per game for the season. Thomas was also selected MVP of the Knights of Columbus Thanksgiving Tournament and made all tournament team for the Daleville Holiday tournament, Trinity Holiday Tournament and 3A Area 3 Tournament.
An exciting day for Thomas, he was joined by family, friends and teammates as MCPS president, Anne Ceasar; principal, Chad Barwick; and Varsity Basketball coach, Ken Klinger each spoke about his wonderful accomplishment and hard work at Montgomery Catholic. Thomas’ former coach Jack Moody looked on as his future Faulkner State coach, Jack Robertson welcomed him to his new team.
Thomas joins Sydney O’Connor (softball at the University of Mobile), James Sherman (football at Texas State) and Kirstin Wood (softball at Martin Methodist College) who will continue their athletic careers in the fall at the college level. Thomas is the son of Nakia and Anthony Thomas of Montgomery.