Gordon Central's Haley Reynolds signs with Mississippi State. (Alex Farrer, CalhounTimes.com)

Gordon Central senior Haley Reynolds (front row, center) signed a full track scholarship on Tuesday with Mississippi State (Starkville, Miss.).

Reynolds said of the signing: "I'm very excited. I didn't know if it would happen, but I worked really hard for it. I'm thankful for my dad pushing me to do my best and for the support of my family, friends and coaches. I really felt at home (at Mississippi State). The coach there told me I could really be something, more than just a track athlete."

Reynolds also had offers from Virginia, Auburn and Georgia Southern, among others.

Also attending the signing were: sister Jamail Reynolds (front row, from left), mother Alisha Reynolds, dad William Reynolds, 'Mama' Mary Reynolds, cousin Tichina King, coach John Rainwater (middle row, from left), cousin Satoria Ferguson, best friend Shelly Mai, aunt Net Powell, cousin Lala Reynolds, grandmother Betty Reynolds, cousin Caymen Reynolds, coach Terel Toomer (back row, from left), uncle Marcus Reynolds, cousin Eric Smith, uncle Greg Reynolds, grandfather Herman Reynolds, cousin MJ Reynolds, cousin DJ Prather, friend Tyshaun Clemmons and coach Vince Steele.