A sophomore at Chapel Hill, former Mooresville High student Rachel Maguire, 18, talks about her first year at UNC. The seniors at Mooresville High school celebrated their first "Decision Day" pep rally, on Friday, May 15, 2015. Students and facility members celebrated the fact that college applications from the school's students have risen 50 percent over the year before. With fun filled activities throughout the day, students were ask to wear t-shirts of the college they plan to attend this fall to today's event. Also seniors got a chance to hear from former students about their first year in college.
A sophomore at Chapel Hill, former Mooresville High student Rachel Maguire, 18, talks about her first year at UNC. The seniors at Mooresville High school celebrated their first "Decision Day" pep rally, on Friday, May 15, 2015. Students and facility members celebrated the fact that college applications from the school's students have risen 50 percent over the year before. With fun filled activities throughout the day, students were ask to wear t-shirts of the college they plan to attend this fall to today's event. Also seniors got a chance to hear from former students about their first year in college. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
A sophomore at Chapel Hill, former Mooresville High student Rachel Maguire, 18, talks about her first year at UNC. The seniors at Mooresville High school celebrated their first "Decision Day" pep rally, on Friday, May 15, 2015. Students and facility members celebrated the fact that college applications from the school's students have risen 50 percent over the year before. With fun filled activities throughout the day, students were ask to wear t-shirts of the college they plan to attend this fall to today's event. Also seniors got a chance to hear from former students about their first year in college. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com

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