Eleven Duluth High School seniors signed letters of intent to accept athletic scholarships to attend colleges and universities at Spring Signing Day Thursday (April 26) in Jim Marelle Gymnasium. A reception honoring the students and their proud parents followed in the atrium of the 600 Building.
The athletes, their sports, the colleges they plan to attend, and their parents are:
- Casey Nellums – softball, Newberry College, daughter of Mary Kay and Matt Nellums
- Erin Lipps – softball, Claflin University, daughter of Lorrie and Robert Lipps
- Tajai Pearson – basketball, Georgia Perimeter College, daughter of April Tate
- Luke Torak – soccer, Clayton State University, son of Debby and Lynn Torak
- Ivaylo Yordanov – soccer, Southern Polytechnic State University, son of Yovdanka and Valentin Yordanov
- Shannon Coulombe – soccer, North Georgia College and State University, daughter of Kay and Mike Coulombe
- Juliana Luther – soccer, North Georgia College and State University, daughter of Debra and Scott Luther
- Rebekka Cancino – soccer, Truett-McConnell College, daughter of Aimee and Ed Cancino
- Tamaya Tompoe – soccer, University of South Carolina Upstate, daughter of Martistene and Winston Tompoe
- Jasmine White – soccer, West Georgia University, daughter of Tenia and Lance White
- Kelsey Carniglia – swimming & diving, Darton College, daughter of Belinda and Bruce Carniglia
Duluth High School Athletic Director and Asst. Principal Bill Navas welcomed students and guests to the ceremony in the gym.
Head Women’s Varsity Soccer Coach Vince Hayes reminded the athletes: “Wherever you may go – to any of these teams – you will always be a Wildcat!”