Hyde Student Awarded Full Scholarship to U Mass Amherst

Shawn Campbell, a post-graduate, looks forwards to accepting his scholarship at UMASS Amherst.
Shawn Campbell, a post-graduate, looks forward to accepting his scholarship at UMASS Amherst.

Shawn Campbell, a post-graduate at the Hyde -Woodstock, was awarded and accepted a full scholarship to attend the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in the fall for Division I Football.

Campbell is the son of Victoria Cruse of Hartford, Connecticut.

“I had the privilege of being with Shawn and his mother when UMASS head coach Kevin Morris offered him the scholarship,” says Sean Saucier, Director of Athletics at Hyde School. “It was awesome to see him receive this honor. Shawn is a class act, and the coaches have been really impressed by him.”

As part of the NCAA´s National Signing Day, Campbell will be signing a National Letter of Intent and Scholarship Agreement on Wednesday morning, February 3rd at 8:30 a.m. at the Hyde School Cultural Center Theater.

UMASS is part of the NCAA Football Championship Series (FCS), formerly known as Division IAA, and competes in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). The CAA is widely regarded as the toughest FCS conference in the country.

For more information about Hyde School events, please contact Laura Michaels (860) 928-4763; lmichaels@hyde.edu.