Many area schools celebrated their student-athletes last week with National Signing Day, a bi-annual event where kids make their college decisions official.
Some of the athletes are from sports you may know, but there are several gymnasts and equestrians sprinkled in with the baseball, softball, soccer, basketball and football players.
Below is a school-by-school compilation of who signed where and which sport they plan on pursuing at the next level.
CATA: Madison Vinicombe, softball, Limestone; Desiree Bain, softball, Limestone; Maddie McBride, softball, Tusculum.
Charlotte Catholic: Dane Bertolina, basketball, Appalachian State University; Alexander Campbell, golf, Richmond; Jeffrey Daniels, lacrosse, Lees-McRae; Victoria Dichak, swimming, Towson; John Fahey, golf, Wofford; Michael Fey, soccer, Air Force; John Gehrig, swimming, Bucknell; Jack Heath, golf, San Diego State; Gregory Ix, lacrosse, Sewanee; Rose Kenny, tennis, Villanova; John Meehan II, swimming, California Berkeley; Abigail Parks, swimming, UNC Asheville; Alina Stout, swimming, Vanderbilt
Marvin Ridge: Ally Bigham, softball, Samford; Logan Boggs, soccer, Kentucky; Isabel Crandall, track and field, U.S. Military Academy; Alicia Davis, volleyball, Winthropz: Laura Ferko, lacrosse, Radford; Lauren Huffstetler, soccer, Navy; Max Hyman, baseball, Catawba: Cameron Joffe, soccer, Rockhurst University; Kyle McKernan, baseball, Furman; Braelyn Pippin, golf, Carson-Newman; Boyd Poelke, swimming, North Carolina; Hannah Ruthberg, gymnastics, Ball State; Sean Seale, baseball, Walters State Community College; Jeffrey Thompson, track and field, Wingate
Metrolina Christian: Maggie Miller, soccer, Furman; Karsten Shields, golf, Wingate; Cassidy Stuart, gymnastics, Towson
Porter Ridge: Makayla Cuthbertson, softball, Coker; Mason Gore, lacrosse, Anderson; Wes Turley, baseball, Coker; Nicole Cristy, soccer, Wingate
Sun Valley: Ryan Gundersen, lacrosse, Anderson; Caroline Aycock, soccer, South Carolina-Aiken; Nate Nygaard, baseball, Wingate; Corey Avant, baseball, Wingate; Katie Pressley, volleyball, UNC Pembroke; Caelyn Murphy, volleyball, Brevard
Weddington: Dusty Mercer, baseball, Virginia Tech; Ethan Zulueta, baseball, Washington & Lee; Hailey Pendelton, golf, UNC Asheville; Rose Casali, gymnastics, Denver; Colby Barsz, lacrosse, Towson; Anthony Todaro, lacrosse, Binghamton; Kelly Burns, lacrosse, Furman; Meryl Johnson, lacrosse, Michigan; Flynn Murphy, lacrosse, Arizona State; Blaine Randolph, lacrosse, Mercer; Faith Adams, soccer, Wake Forest; Gretchen Lingo, soccer, Bridgewater; Alex Odle, soccer, Lehigh; Ainsley Yanz, volleyball, Louisiana Tech