Richmond high schoolers win rare Division I soccer scholarships

(from left) Alonzo Del Mundo, Daniery Rosario and Nicolas Brenes Jr. pose for a photo during their National Signing Day event at Leadership Public School: Richmond. Del Mundo and Brenes Jr. are the first students from the school to receive NCAA Division I scholarships. Photo by Jeff Weisinger/Richmond Confidential

Leadership Public School: Richmond had never had a Division I scholarship athlete in their school’s history. That might not be too surprising for a charter school that’s more focused on academics than athletics. But that changed this year. Senior soccer players Nicolas Brenes Jr. and Alonzo Del Mundo both earned Division I scholarships to play…

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