Candiss Willingham
Candiss Willingham


York, Ala.

High School:
Miller Grove



HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-year letterwinner in basketball...spent her freshman season at Sumter County High School in York before moving to Miller Grove in Lithonia, Ga. to finish her high school career...Started at the guard position and selected as team captain her freshman year...Member of the AAAA Area Champion Team during the 2004-05 season...Selected to the AAAA Regional Playoff All-Tournament Team...Member of the 2005 USA Junior National All-State High School Team for the state of Alabama...Three-time Wolverine Scholar Athlete Award winner at Miller Grove High School...Received both the "Top Twenty Player of the Year" award and "Best of the Best" award given by the DeKalb County Tip Off Club...Awarded No. 1 Assist Leader honors and No. 1 Steals Leader distinction by Miller Grove...Garnered Coach's Award at the conclusion of her senior year...Honored with the United States Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award...Given a certificate of recognition for outstanding high school performance in athletics, scholastics and character by the Sports Champion of Greater Alabama...daughter of LaTonia Willingham and Gabriel Shack...has three brothers - Gabriel (20), Fredrick (15) and Camron (1) and one sister - Jamia (11)...Cousin, Willie Watson Jr. played basketball at Alabama.