CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Former William Monroe High School star athlete Alex Kinsey was presented with the Chubby Proffitt Jr. scholarship award at the Falcon Club's football preseason event on Wednesday night.

Kinsey earned $2,500 to go towards his tuition at Christopher Newport University, where he will play football in the fall.

"It means the world to me," says Kinsey.  "Playing three sports at Monroe my whole life, and trying to maintain a good grade point average. It feels like it's all come full circle, and that I've finally been able to achieve the goals that I want to accomplish."

Kinsey played football, basketball, and baseball for the Dragons, and finished his high school career with a 4.395 Grade Point Average.

 

Kinsey was presented with a plaque and a hat, along with the $2,500 scholarship