Henry's Laster receives honor

From staff reports

After an outstanding performance in the USA Nationals all-state basketball competition, Shun Laster has been invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals Championship Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

Laster, is a member of the Henry County High School Ladyhawks basketball team.

The event will be held from July 21-27.

Based in Madison, WI, the USA Junior Nationals provides one of the top amateur competitions in the United States and offers its program to all athletes who have an high interest basketball and who are interested in developing their skills and techniques through statewide, national and international competitions.

This is a unique opportunity for all athletes to improve their basketball talent through highly organized competition.

USA Junior Nationals offers one-day competitions at 44 sites throughout the country in the spring with competitions scheduled throughout the South, Midwest, East and West coasts.

Athletes who demonstrate advanced skills, team leadership, competitive spirit, and good sportsmanship go on to the next level of play which is the USA Junior National Sports Festival in Columbus.

Laster is the daughter of Margaret Laster.