Terry first to be named to All-Star team since 1988
Tecumseh High School senior John Terry was recently selected as a player by the Michigan High School Coaches Association (MHSCA) for the East vs. West All-Star Football game, scheduled during the summer. Terry is the first Tecumseh football player named to the team since 1988 when Tim Bryan was selected, and is only the fourth player ever to receive the honor from Tecumseh.Tecumseh varsity football coach Al Romano has spoken highly of John Terry, one of the limited few that the coach played on both sides of the ball. Terry played both as a defensive back and running back for the Indians. Romano said in the past season he wished he had a dozen players just like Terry, who he considers a part of his extended family.Terry committed to attend Division II Hillsdale College in February. He will graduate Tecumseh with a 4.109 grade point average. Terry is a member of the All-Academic All-State baseball team, received honorable mention for the All-Academic All-State football team, was Kiwanis Senior of the Month, THS Student of the Month, and received a THS Academic Letter.Terry participated in football four years, basketball two years, baseball two years, and track two years, along with being named All-State in football, All-Lenawee County in football, and first team defense in Southeastern Conference football. He was also chosen as most valuable player for the football team for the 2011 season.He will major in exercise science at Hillsdale College.He is the son of Robert Terry and Diana Cook.The 33rd Annual East-West All Star Game, at Arend D. Lubbers Stadium on the campus of Grand Valley State University, is on Saturday, June 22 at 2 p.m.