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National Signing Day: Pair of Gainesville High runners sign Division-I scholarships
Gainesville High senior John Jessup, seated center, signs a scholarship for track and field with the University of Georgia on Feb. 1, 2023. Pictured front row from left, Amy Jessup, John Jessup and Randy Jessup. Back row from left, Red Elephants coach Richard Corbett, Elizabeth Jessup and Ben Jessup.

On Wednesday, Gainesville High had a pair of distance runners sign Division-I scholarships. 

Red Elephants senior John Jessup inked his letter of intent to the University of Georgia. Jessup, a talented middle-and long-distance runner finished second in the 800-meter run last year in Class 7A, running a time of 1:54.7.

Also, Samantha Hartman signed with Kennesaw State University. Hartman is a two-sport standout for the Red Elephants. 

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