From an Indian to a Tiger, Hoggatt Joins CC/ Track Teams

UCJSHS Senior Reagan Hoggatt, on Monday, March 11, signed with DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, to become a member of their Cross-Country and Track teams beginning in the fall of 2019.  Hoggatt, a four-year member of both teams at Union City, began her running career in the 6th Grade when her art teacher and coach, Jennifer Robbins, approached her about joining the team. “I remember going home and sharing with my parents that I was joining the cross country team.  They looked at me, then at each other, and came back with ‘Why?'”, Hoggatt shares.

But the ride has been absolutely awesome, and the family is so glad she took to the sport.  Reagan’s mother, Amy, is sad to see these chapters end, but is excited for what lies ahead. “We’re very proud of Reagan and cannot wait to be cheering her on along the course in Greencastle. We’re very thankful for the adults who helped shape Reagan’s interest in running. We’re beyond blessed.”

Hoggatt has maintained numerous interests during high school, all while earning a near perfect grade point average.  She’s not only been on the UC Cross-Country and Track teams, she’s also been a member of the Lady Indians Basketball team, a four-year musical cast member, Student Council, and National Honor Society.  She’s a member of the school’s DECA program and will be competing at the National Convention for DECA in April.DePauw University is a private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students. The school has a Methodist heritage and was originally known as Indiana Asbury University. DePauw is a member of both the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference. DePauw is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges by 2016 U.S. News & World Report as #51 in the United States and is ranked #78 on Forbes magazine’s 2016 rankings, which include all colleges and universities in the United States, and #14 in the Midwest.  While at DePauw, Reagan hopes to be in the Media Fellows Program studying Communication