Carter McNeil is a senior at Abbeville High School, but this fall, he'll be a competitor on Bethel University's fishing team on scholarship.
Twelve high school students have been selected as members of the first Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team.
Competitors from area high schools will compete on Lake Keowee, Feb. 21, for the chance to win the coveted High School Classic trophy.
Tucker Smith and Carter McNeil of Abbeville High School won the South Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation High School Championship in November on Lake Murray.
Rashad Goodson and Steven Younginer of South Florence High School won the inaugural South Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation High School B.A.S.S. Championship Team Tournament, March 1, on Lake Murray.