Branch earns scholarship to State Fair College
Curtis Branch, pictured above signing his letter of intent to attend and play basketball at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO, is flanked by his mother Edna Henry and Coach Drew Church. Standing at left is Coach Tommy Delph of SEMO Elite Basketball, a mentoring organization, and Principal Scott McMullen, Alternative Education Center. During the 2010-2011 basketball season, Branch averaged 15.2 points per game, 8.8 assists per game, 75% free throws and a 52% 3 pt. percentage. He also made the First Team on the All-SEMO Conference, and the Class 5, District 1, All-District Team. "I am very proud of Curtis," Coach Church said. "He will be very successful at the next level of basketball because he is very unselfish, understands the game, and works extremely hard. He is one of the best pure shooters I have ever had the pleasure of coaching. I look forward to watching him grow and mature as a college basketball player."