Mehlville High School senior to play basketball at Lindenwood University

Mehlville High School senior Chanese Washington signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at the collegiate level when she joins the Lindenwood University – Belleville women's basketball team this fall. Pictured front row, from left, are: Carlton, Chanese and Stephanie Washington. Back row, from left, are: Annie Ewing, head coach of the Lindenwood University - Belleville women's basketball team; Laura Bishop, MHS varsity basketball coach and Jacqueline Wamser, MHS varsity basketball assistant coach.

Mehlville High School senior Chanese Washington signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at the collegiate level when she joins the Lindenwood University – Belleville women’s basketball team this fall. Pictured front row, from left, are: Carlton, Chanese and Stephanie Washington. Back row, from left, are: Annie Ewing, head coach of the Lindenwood University – Belleville women’s basketball team; Laura Bishop, MHS varsity basketball coach and Jacqueline Wamser, MHS varsity basketball assistant coach.

Mehlville High School senior Chanese Washington signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at the collegiate level when she joins the Lindenwood University – Belleville women’s basketball team this fall.

Washington, a four-year member of the women’s varsity basketball team at MHS, selected Lindenwood University – Belleville because of the school’s current women’s basketball players and coaches and the school’s proximity to home, according to a school-district news release.

During her time at MHS, Washington also participated in the track and dance teams and was a member of DECA, the school’s marketing club. While attending Lindenwood, Washington will pursue a degree in the field of sports management, the release stated.

Washington is the daughter of Stephanie and Carlton Washington.