Signing update: Kirkwood duo ink scholarships

As we head closer to the start of the spring track and field season, more student-athletes are inking national letters of intent to compete at the collegiate level.

Full list of college signings

At Kirkwood High School, Jessie Beaumont and Genesis Dixon signed.

Dixon, a multiple-time all-state athlete, is headed to the Southeastern Conference to compete for Kentucky.

She won the 100-meter hurdles and was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles and long jump at the MSHSAA Class 5 State Championship last spring.

Dixon was third in the 100-meter dash and 300 hurdles and fifth in the long jump during the 2021 MSHSAA Class 5 State Championship.

Beaumont is a 100- and 200-meter runner for the Pioneers, but also did cross country in 2020 and 2021.

She helped the Pioneers to 10th-place Class 5 state finishes in the 4x100 and 4x200 and has signed with NAIA school Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.