Commonly known as National Signing Day, Wednesday was the first day of the early signing period for high school students athletes to commit formally to a college program.
Nine local athletes signed their NCAA National Letters of Intent in ceremonies attended by their classmates, coaches and family members.
At East Chapel Hill, they included:
▪ Zoe Dinkins (volleyball) Newberry College, S.C.;
▪ Carter Collins (men’s basketball) Davidson College;
▪ TJ Johnson (women’s baskteball) Howard University; Washington D.C.;
▪ Grayson Walter (volleyball) University of Chicago-Illinois.
At Chapel Hill, signing were:
▪ Lundy Fine (women’s lacrosse) Elon University
▪ Jaylyn Forrest (swimming) East Carolina University;
▪ Shea Golden (volleyball) Middlebury College;
▪ Julia Grant (field hockey) Virginia Commonwealth University; and
▪ Uma Knaven (swimming) University of Denver.
Chapel Hill’s Sean Voelkel (men’s lacrosse) also signed for St. Joseph’s University, but did not attend Wednesday’s ceremony at the CHHS library.