2017-05-03 / Campus

Hayes signs intent with Troy University


Sloan Hayes Sloan Hayes Sloan Hayes, a senior at Smiths Station High School in Alabama, was one of 17 SSHS Panthers who recently signed their intent to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Hayes will be a Division 1 nen’s track preferred walk-on at Troy University. His specialty is pole vaulting.

Track athlete Sloan Hayes remembered sitting in the stands last year, watching the Smiths Station seniors celebrate their signings. This time around, it was Hayes in the spotlight, finalizing his plans to be a preferred walk-on at Troy University.

“It’s one of the greatest accomplishments I’ve ever had in my life,” Hayes said. “I’m living the dream.”

Parents of Sloan Hayes are Britt and Jennifer Hayes, and Jody and Julie Jordan Newton. Grandparents are Billy and Judi Hayes of Blakely, Bill and Mary Jordan, and Nancy Jordan.

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