BONIFAY - Surrounded by his family and Holmes County High School Head Football Coach Kevin Womble, HCHS Senior Michael Paul signed a scholarship on Monday with Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Paul is a three-year starter for Holmes County, accumulating more than 2,700 rushing yards and scored 33 touchdowns during his career as a Blue Devil.

Paul is the son of LaKita Anderson and Michael Paul Sr. and the grandson of Morrice and Savannah Moore and Stephanie Hawkins.