It's National Signing Day - the first day a high school student may sign a national letter of intent to play college football.
And today three football standouts who live in Peachtree Corners and attend Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross have made committments. Congratulations to Andrew Lewis, Peter Whiteneck and Daniel Yoon.
Andrew Lewis – Virginia Military Institute
Located in Lexington, Virginia, VMI is an FCS program and member of the Big South Conference. Andrew played Tight End and Defensive End for GAC, battling back from an early season injury to finish the season strong and help the Spartans advance to the GHSA AA Semi-Finals. He was a Team Captain, named a Player of the Month by the Gwinnett Touchdown Club, and received the Iron Spartan Award for his work ethic and dedication. Andrew has a 3.97 GPA and is interested in sports medicine. He is the son of Greg and Lesa Lewis.
Peter Whiteneck – University of Pennsylvania
Located in Phildelphia, Penn has a proud Football tradition and was 2012 Ivy League Champions. As a Wide Receiver, Peter was named to the 1st team AA All-State team by the Associated Press. He set new GAC single season records for receptions (57), receiving yards (1012), and receiving TD's (13). Out of over 400 teams in Georgia, his receiving yards this season ranked him 12th in the state. Peter carries a 3.97 GPA and is interested in studying medicine. He is the son of Thomas and Drusilla Whiteneck.
Daniel Yoon – Saint Anselm College
Saint Anselm College is a Division II school in Manchester, New Hampshire. Daniel was an Offensive Lineman and started at Right Tackle for the Spartans, developing into an important reason for the team's success in 2012. He was honored as a Player of the Month by the Gwinnett Touchdown Club. Daniel is known around campus for his contagious enthusiasm, vibrant personality, and recognizable nickname, "Panda." He is the son of Stephen and Min Yoon.
Greater Atlanta Christian School is located at 1575 Indian Trail Road, Norcross, GA. 30093
Information provided by Jen Clark, Media Relations for GAC