On Friday, November 14 we will honor Kortnei Johnson as she signs her letter of commitment to run track at the collegiate level. We will have a short signing ceremony at 3:10 pm in the Dome followed by cake to honor Kortnei.
Kortnei has been a 2-time state champion in the 200 meter dash and a 3-time state champion in the 100 meter dash. Kortnei ran the anchor leg of the 4 × 100 sprint relay team that took 2nd place at the 2014 state track meet in Austin.
Kortnei has also excelled in other sports at Italy High School. She has been a 3 year varsity starter in basketball and volleyball. She was named 1st Team All-District in volleyball for the 2014 season. As a sophomore, she was named Offensive Player of the Year for District 14-1A and her junior year she was named Defensive Player of the Year for 14-1A as well as being named to the Texas Basketball Magazine Girl’s All-State Basketball Team. She is the all-time leading scorer for the Italy Lady Gladiators basketball program and will continue to add to that throughout her senior season.
Kortnei has visited five D1 universities including Houston, Kansas State, Arkansas, Texas Tech and LSU. On Friday, November 14, 2014, Kortnei will reveal who her top D1 university is.