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Will Smith of Oxford High School signed a full tuition scholarship Jan. 16 to play tennis at Marian Military Institute in Marian. He graduated a semester early to join the U.S. Marine Reserve. He will leave for boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., in February. After boot camp, he will spend the summer in MOS and MCT schools for the U.S. Marines the start Marian Military Institute in the fall. He is the son of the late Terry Smith and Tim and Gayle Bowman. He is the grandson of Leon Smith and the late Delone Smith, Richard Chappell and the late Mary Chappell and Patsy and Dennis Williams. Coach Joel VanMeter is the tennis coach at Oxford High School. Coach Charles Wright is the tennis coach at Marian Military Institute.