Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota visited White County High School today (Tuesday, July 25, 2017) and brough with him a total donation of $15,000 for the school. Sparta’s St. Thomas Highlands Hospital CEO Andy Wachtel also presented a donation to the White County school system on behalf of the hospital for whatever the school district was in need of. Mariota encouraged the students today to work hard and do their best. He told students that it was not until his senior year in high school when he became a starting quarterback. Mariota went on to be the starting quarterback for the Oregon Ducks in college football.