15 Redbird student athletes from the Class of 2013 were recognized earlier this week at the Alton school board meeting. 

Eight of those athletes have signed to play college football next year.  Other Alton Redbirds college recruits include:

3 baseball players, 2 boys basketball players, one soccer player and one girls volleyball player. 

Alton A.D. Jeff says he's proud of the AHS student athletes:   

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List of college-recruited student athletes from the AHS Class of 2013:

Football --

B.J. West - Milliken

Javon McBride - Milliken

John Piper - Illinois College

Kyle Nance - Illinois College

Chance Hill - Southwest Baptist

Chase Gray - Southwest Baptist

Aaron Womack - McKendree University

Tyler McLemore - Southeast Missouri State


Volleyball -- Emily Russell - Cedarville University (Ohio)


Soccer -- Tyler Hamilton - Culver-Stockton


Basketball --

Tyrome Parker - Baker University (Kansas)

A'basa Brown - Quincy University


Baseball --

Brent Gibbs - Indiana University

Brad Henry - McKendree University

Ron Wisnasky - Lewis and Clark Community College