A three sport standout at Mars Hill Bible School 1997-2000. His basketball achievements include career total 118 three pointers (ranked 7th in school history), 1,130 points (ranked 10th in school history), and single game high 40 points. He was selected to All-Area Team 1999 and 2000, and Second Team All-State in 2000. His soccer accomplishments include 90 career goals, with a school record 40 goals in 1999, 13 career hat-tricks (3 goal games), and 35 career assists. In 1999 he was selected to represent the North in the Alabama North-South All-Star game. In 1999 and 2000 Copeland was selected to All-Area Team, Second Team All-State, and All-Area Co Player of the Year. In state track competition Copeland won a bronze medal in Pole Vault in 2000, and two gold medals in 1998 for Pole Vault and 4x800 meter relay.