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Christopher Carter to swim at Davis & Elkins College

Christopher Carter signs with Davis & Elkins College to swim with his parents (seated) Dwight and Mary Carter, (standing, from left) Corinth Holders swimming coach Maureen Blandford and assistant principal Robert Daniels.
Christopher Carter signs with Davis & Elkins College to swim with his parents (seated) Dwight and Mary Carter, (standing, from left) Corinth Holders swimming coach Maureen Blandford and assistant principal Robert Daniels. Courtesy of Corinth Holders High School

Parents: Dwight and Mary Carter

High School: Corinth Holders

Club Team: Marlins of Raleigh

Height: 6-foot-1

Why Davis & Elkins: “It’s in a beautiful part of West Virginia. I loved the students and the coaches.”

Major/Field of Study: Business Finance

Notable: Chris was part of the 200-yard medley relay state runner-up team in 2016 and was named All-Two Rivers 3A Conference each year. … He swam the breaststroke, freestyle, medley relay and free relay for the Pirates. ... Chris also ran cross-country during his time at Corinth Holders. He said the bus rides home from meets as well as the practices were some of his most memorable moments on the team. … Chris is looking to improve his motivation and dedication to the pool as he moves on to college.

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