Holmes set to honor Madison's Colette
Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:00 AM
GOODMAN - Holmes Community College is set to welcome former baseball star Sherwood Colette into it's Hall of Fame as part of it's 2014 class on April 24.
Sherwood Colette starred for Holmes in 2001 and 2002.
A graduate of St. Andrew's Episcopal School and a native of Madison, Colette played baseball at Holmes in 2001 and 2002. As a freshman, Colette was a part of the nationally ranked team and hit .300 during his sophomore year.
He was also named to the 1st-team All-MACJC team, 1st-team All NJCAA team, the MACJC Baseball State Championship All-Tournament team and to the Academic All-American team his sophomore year.
Colette continued his education at Millsaps College and received a Bachelors of Science in Biology in 2006. In 2010, he received a Juris Doctorate from the MC School of Law. While playing baseball at Millsaps College, Colette was a member of the 2005 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship Team.
He has served as law clerk to Honorable James E. Graves, Jr. at the Mississippi Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the fifth Circuit in New Orleans, Louisiana. He currently is an Associate Attorney at John M. Colette and Associates of Jackson.