DESOTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s easy to drum up excitement especially when there’s a chance for a special achievement like this one.
Rachel Proctor, the mayor of DeSoto, says, “Graduating from DeSoto, and now mayor of DeSoto, I couldn’t be more proud and we’re just in time for women’s history month.”READ MORE: North Texas Seeing Plenty Of COVID-19 Vaccine Supply With No Wait Lists
And the Lady Eagles are certainly on the verge of history. They’re boarding the bus for San Antonio with hopes of bringing back their first state title.
Coach Andrea Robinson is telling her team, “When you have the moment. Seize enjoy it and always seize of your opportunity. When you have the opportunity, take advantage of it.”
That’s music to the ears of one DeSoto senior.READ MORE: 'Nobody Should Get Away With Murder': Family Continues Search For Answers After Father Killed In Suspected Road Rage Shooting In Dallas
Kayla Glover, who is playing her final game, is also set to be valedictorian of her graduating class.
Kayla explains, “You’re a student athlete. Student first. Athlete second. When you’re in the classroom, you have to perform. When you’re on the court, you have to perform.”
Kayla’s mother, Pam, says, “I think that’s the thing I’m most proud about. She’s been able to balance academics and athletics and also graduate with her associates degree.”MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
All DeSoto needs now is one final chapter to close the book on this remarkable journey.