JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At a school known more for academics, seven athletes took center stage on Wednesday afternoon at Paxon as they signed letters of intent to the colleges of their choice.

Volleyball player Shannon McPherson signed with Davidson College.

Volleyball player Shauna Shortal signed with Lynn University.

Soccer player Sarah Mahar signed with Lees McRae College.

Softball player Tori Volz signed with Flagler College.

Joel Brown will play lacrosse at Florida Southern College.

Edward Robinson will play football at Catawba College.

Ian Apple will be a part of the swimming team at Florida State University.