Two talented sports students from Solihull College have won scholarships to study in America after impressing top colleges with football skills.

Jade Nash and Georgia Jones, who first met whilst playing for the under 10s at Solihull Borough FC, are currently in their final year of the BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (Coaching, Development & Fitness) at the college’s Blossomfield Campus.

Jade (17), from Solihull, will be studying Sports Medicine at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.

She said: “I always knew I wanted a sports-related career and I’m really excited about moving to America, where I can develop my football skills further whilst studying for my degree.”

Georgia (17), from Solihull, has won a scholarship to study Physiotherapy at Converse College in South Carolina.

She said: “This is a dream come true and I can’t wait! I love playing football and I’m really pleased to have got a scholarship to America where I’ll be able to train every day.”

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