The Wilson Times



Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:44 PM

Thomas & Farris Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Andrew Van Dorp

Senior Andrew Van Dorp helped his Wilson Christian Academy varsity baseball team continue its winning ways last week, making him this week’s Thomas & Farris Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.

In the Chargers’ doubleheader sweep of visiting Raleigh Christian on Tuesday, Andrew went 4 for 5 with five RBIs and a stolen base. The Chargers outscored Raleigh Christian 34-4 for their eighth and ninth wins in 10 games against N.C. Christian School Association competition. For the season, Andrew is batting .429 with 11 RBIs.

Andrew has a 3.8 grade point average at Wilson Christian, where he has made the Principal’s List in each grading period this year while taking honors courses. He is a member of National Honor Society and plays soccer, basketball and trombone in the band at WCA.

The son of Alicee and Dirk Van Dorp of Nashville, Andrew is very active at his church, Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist in Rocky Mount, as well as doing volunteer work for Shenandoah Baptist Church in Rocky Mount.

He plans to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and major in biology.




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