Duluth to honor college-bound athletes

Duluth will hold a college signing celebration Thursday to honor 12 seniors who are playing sports at the next level. The event will be at 1:45 p.m. in the Marelle Gymnasium.

Eight of the seniors being honored are soccer players. Those college soccer signees are Luke Torak (Clayton State), Oneike Castello (Truett-McConnell), Ivaylo Yordanov (Southern Poly), Shannon Coulombe (North Georgia), Juliana Luther (North Georgia), Rebekka Cancino (Truett-McConnell), Tamaya Tompoe (USC-Upstate) and Jasmine White (West Georgia).

The other signees to be honored are softball players Casey Nellums (Newberry) and Erin Lipps (Claflin), basketball player Tajai Pearson (Georgia Perimeter) and diver Kelsey Carniglia (Darton).