MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) – Collier McRae is a senior at Lamar college who has a 4.37 GPA and scored 34 out of 36 on the ACT. He contributes his success within the classroom to being surrounded by individuals who need to convey the perfect out of him.

“A lot of the teachers here set us up for success and push us and my and the goals that I have set for the future academic-wise have helped us reach a lot of those,” McRae stated.

McRae has been only a dominant on the sector as within the classroom the place he was a 2nd group all-division receiver for the Raiders. He believes having to handle his research and coaching has helped him grow to be extra disciplined.

“It kind of helps add discipline knowing that I have all these set things that I got to do,” McRae stated. “It helps me know I can’t waste time and I have to be disciplined in every aspect of it. No matter on the field or in the classroom.”

Coach Adrian Guebara, one in every of McCrae’s soccer coaches loves how McRae makes everybody round him higher irrespective of if it’s within the classroom or on the sector.

“He sets the standard, he sets the bar and he is a great student and that’s just going to roll over in life,” Guebara stated. “He has that type of aura around him that just draws people and encourages people and makes them want to perform their best. I think if he takes this here from school and moves on through college and on to the workforce he is going to be successful. Not only will he be successful but the people around him will also be successful because they will just feed off that energy.”

McRae has some huge plans for his future after highschool.

“Well, I’m going to Mississippi State, I’m going to do industrial engineering, and hopefully I’ll be able to do co-ops while at Mississippi State and have a lead in at a company once I graduate,” McRae stated.

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