Barta to tee it up for Shawnee State

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VINCENT, OH.-Warren High School's Austin Barta has had the drive to succeed on the golf course and in the classroom. And that has given him the opportunity to pursue both interests on the college level.

Austin has accepted an offer from Shawnee State University to join their golf team.

Shawnee State is in Portsmouth Ohio and is an N.A.I.A. school and a member of the Mid-South Conference

Austin had his signing ceremony Thursday afternoon with his family, coaches, and Warrior teammates and friends on hand.

His performance on the course has twice earned him All District and All Conference honors. His performance in the classroom has earned him academic honors all 4 years of high school.

Austin credits his coach Nathan Evans for his development as a golfer and as a person.

He chose Shawnee State because he felt it was a good fit for his golf and his future.

Austin intends to pursue a degree in nursing.