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Group of Trojans sign scholarships

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LEESBURG, GA (WALB) -

With only a month left in the school year, high schoolers are beginning to make decisions about where they will attend college.

At Lee County High, four Trojan athletes announced their intentions to the world Friday morning.

It was a packed house in the Lee County High media center as four Trojans signed their athletic scholarships.

Trojan baseball player Jack Bell is headed to Chipola, while teammate Chris Hayes will attend Savannah State.

"It's just something that you dream about as a little kid that you're going to play in college and have your college paid for," says Hayes. "To see the expression on your mom and dad's face is just surreal."

"They're definitely part of a winning tradition. The coaches teach to win, they play to win, and they coach to win," says Bell. "They win constantly and it's something I like down there."

Volleyballer Kaitie Kendrick will join the Fighting Tigers of Andrew College, and Lady Trojan swimmer Jordan Yarborough is going to South Georgia State.

"The whole volleyball team was kind of welcoming to me, and I just feel at home there," says Kendrick. "It's not too far away from home, so I still have the benefit of going home and being there."

"We swam in the pool that I'm going to be practicing in. I feel like I'm super prepared," says Yarborough. "I swam year round, and I feel like I was so prepared from that going into high school, and now I feel like that is preparing me for college."

Signings are sure to continue around south Georgia. Be sure to stay tuned to WALB to find out where athletes from around the area are headed.

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