rival Army vs. Navy football game is set for Saturday, December 10 at M&T
Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. CBS will
air the game at 2:00 pm. Our
very own Heath Melton, Vice President, MPC Residential for The Woodlands
Development Company and avid fan of Army, is eager to watch the game as West Point is his alma mater.
Melton graduated from West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in
Business Management and a minor in System Engineering. During his first two
years at West Point, Melton played tailback for the Army Football Team. "West Point recruited me to play football. With a full scholarship at a Tier 1 institution, I decided this was the best
opportunity to further my education,” Melton said. "For my final two years of
college I decided to "hang it up” and make academics my main focus.”
greatest sports memories include the experience losing a nail bitter in his Freshman year in the 1996 Independence Bowl when the
Army Cadets took on the Auburn Tigers culminating the end of a 10-2 season.
Melton also remembers the 1998 football game, during his Sophomore year,
when Army beat Navy 34-30.
attended Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, Arizona where he played fullback for the football team. Three of his four years, Melton played on the
varsity team. In high school, he also played baseball. "I played third base
and pitcher for Mingus Union. I had a chance to play college baseball but
selected football instead,” Melton remarked. His two older brothers went
on to play college baseball.
is a big fan of professional sports teams in Houston including the Astros, Texans,
Dynamo and even the Sugar Land Skeeters, an Atlantic League Professional
Baseball Team. He enjoys watching his kids participate in sports and has
filled the coaching role on several occasions.
is a big part of our family make-up. We are extremely competitive and enjoy
cheering each other on as a family,” Melton stated.
notes that sports activities are a big part of The Woodlands’ community. In
fact, The Woodlands High School Highlanders advanced to the State semifinals as
they will take on Allen at the 2016 UIL state playoffs on Saturday, December 10 at 1
pm at Darrell K Royal Stadium in Austin. As 2016 District Champs, The Woodlands
Highlanders are currently undefeated at 14-0.
Woodlands is known for both academics and sports dominance in the area,”
Melton said. "In fact, The Woodlands Gridiron Giveaway Promotion is part of the
basis for this sports’ incentive.”
Gridiron Giveaway Promotion: when homebuyers purchase a new home in The
Woodlands between October 1, 2016 and New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2016, they
will receive a $5,000 tailgating package or up to $5,000 toward closing costs
with a chance to win $10,000. The tailgating package includes a 60” 4K UHD TV,
luxury gas grill and a high-end cooler. Additionally, a random drawing will
take place before January 31, 2017 among all buyers that sign a contract to
purchase a new home during the promotional timeframe and entrants whose entries
are received by December 31, 2016. The winner will receive $10,000. No purchase
is necessary for a chance to win this $10,000 award. Click here for more information.