Grace Prep seniors Kaden Lehew and Walker Shaw signed Letters of Intent to continue their athletic pursuits at the collegiate level on February 7, 2024.
Kaden Lehew will head to Illinois State University in the fall to play football. The Redbirds are part of NCAA Division I FCS and a member Missouri Valley Conference. Lehew, who is undecided on his major, garnered numerous football honors during high school including two-time academic all-state, six-time all-state and seven-time all-district. He was named Division III District 2 Newcomer of the Year as a freshman. Lehew also earned academic all-state, all-state and all-district accolades for basketball and was part of the 2022 state championship team. Additionally, Lehew has been a member of the golf and track teams at Grace Prep.
Walker Shaw will compete next year for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s baseball team. The Islanders are a members of the Southland Conference and NCAA Division I. During high school, Shaw twice earned all-district honors including district Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore, as well as second-team all-state and academic all-state accolades. He plans to major in Kinesiology.
Congratulations to Kaden, Walker and their families!