West Valley runner Camron Herron signs with Arizona

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Today is National Signing day and here in Fairbanks, we were able to send one athlete down south to compete at the Division One Level.
Camron Herron signed his National Letter of Intent to the University of Arizona.
The West Valley runner is the reigning state champion in the 800 meter race for track and field, winning the title with a 1 minute 54 second time.
His father Doug, who ran track for Bartlett and set a record time of 1:49 in the 800 that still stands to this day, also ran for the Wildcats in college.
The University of Arizona is located in Tucson, and is a division one program who are members of the Pac 12 Conference.
Herron talks about how he made the decision to become a Wildcat.
"My top three at the end were the University of Washington, the University of Oregon and the University of Arizona. And Oregon and Washington, they didn't seem as friendly or as into me. And I think that's because they're Oregon and Washington. They have so much going for them. They have the top kids in the nation all the time. I like the coaching for sure at Arizona. I just feel so grateful. And I'm proud and I just want to show everyone that I can do big things, and a lot of people from Alaska can do big things," said Herron.