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DeMarre and Littles earn Scholar Athlete nominations

Eric Littles - Grow Financial Federal Credit Union Scholar Athlete

LEXINGTON, SC (WACH) -- Throughout this Friday Night Rivals season, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union will recognize an exceptional student athlete from each participating school with a plaque presentation prior to each game.

This week’s Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athletes of the Week Presented by Grow Financial are Robert DeMarre from River Bluff and Eric Littles from Irmo.

Robert is a co-captain of the football team and also runs track. At school he’s a committed student with a 3.848 GPA. Robert keeps active outside of class with the Rotary Club as well as the BETA Club at school. Robert plans to attend USC and major in Exercise Science.

Eric was the 2016 Most Improved football player for Irmo, he also earned the Athletic Academic Excellence award the past 3 seasons. He is the Senior Class Vice President and a member of numerous clubs including National Beta Honor Society and the National Society of high School Scholars. Eric volunteers at church as a social media and video technician as well as feeding the homeless and reading to children. After high school Eric looks to attend Coastal Carolina University.

These students are also eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship to be presented at the end of the season courtesy of Grow Financial Federal Credit Union. Grow Financial is proud to support and encourage exceptional student athletes across the Midlands. Congratulations to both of this week’s Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athletes of the week!!

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