East Central Community College sophomore Jesse Vaughn (third from left), of Decatur is shown signing a national letter of intent to continue his soccer career at Delta State University in Cleveland. A two-year starter for
the Warriors, Vaughn was selected an MACJC All-State Defender his freshman season and was named Honorable Mention MACJC All-State as a sophomore.
He received the Warriors’ Defensive Award both years and was selected to participate in the inaugural MACJC All-Star Soccer Match in 2014. In addition, he was named MACJC Academic All-State and NJCAA Academic All-American. The Newton County High School graduate is the son of Lisa and Scott Vaughn (pictured at left). At right is ECCC men’s soccer head coach Kenneth Thompson.