Matthew Addis tries to get a sneak peak through the envelope
Moments before being able to find out where he matched, fourth-year medical student Matthew Addis tries to get a sneak peak through the envelope that holds details of where he matched.

It wasn’t just a lucky St. Patrick’s Day at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The hard work of the school’s fourth class – it’s final “founding” class – paid off in a big way with 100 percent of the Class of 2017 being matched in residency programs, continuing the trend set by the first three classes.

In observance of sharing St. Patrick's Day with Match Day, Dean Cynda Johnson dresses as a leprechaun with a pot of gold during Match Day celebrations.
In observance of sharing St. Patrick's Day with Match Day, Dean Cynda Johnson dresses as a leprechaun with a pot of gold during Match Day celebrations.
Dr Aubrey Knight, dresses in festive glasses during Match Day celebrations.
In observance of sharing St. Patrick's Day with Match Day, Aubrey Knight, associate dean for student affairs, dresses in festive glasses during Match Day celebrations.

The Class of 2017 celebrated the news in a packed auditorium filled with friends, family, fellow classmates, school employees, and guests on Match Day 2017. At noon EST, students at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine as well as students in other medical schools across the country opened up envelopes to see where they are headed for residency.

Fourth-year medical students Christopher Li hugs Tarangi Sutaria during Match Day celebrations.
Fourth-year medical students Christopher Li hugs Tarangi Sutaria during Match Day celebrations.
Nathan Johnson and his wife Jesseca wait for news
Nathan Johnson and his wife Jesseca wait for news on two fronts: where Nathan will match for the next phase of his medical career and when Jesseca, who was due today, will go into labor. Nathan will stay in Roanoke to study dermatology.
Fourth-year medical student Aiwen Liu calls family with the news
Fourth-year medical student Aiwen Liu calls family with the news she matched for a residency program during Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's annual Match Day celebrations.

The 40 members of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s Class of 2017 will go programs representing 13 specialties in 16 states. The most represented specialties include internal medicine, pediatrics, and general surgery.

Hillary McClintic and Sean O'Boyle hold up their letters that hold information where they matched.
Hillary McClintic and Sean O'Boyle hold up their letters that hold information where they matched.
Fourth-year medical students and married couple Matt and Elizabeth Yanoff
Fourth-year medical students and married couple Matt and Elizabeth Yanoff enjoy a slide show during Match Day celebrations. The couple will be moving to Texas for residency.
Fourth-year medical students (in green) Pranay Sunku and Kevin McGurk celebrate with a selfie during Match Day celebrations.
Fourth-year medical students (in green) Pranay Sunku and Kevin McGurk celebrate with a selfie during Match Day celebrations.

A snapshot of programs where students will go includes Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, the University of Virginia, Emory University, Baylor University, Georgetown University, University of Pittsburgh, Ohio State University, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Iowa, University of Wisconsin, and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Fourth-year medical student Juniper Lee-Park hides her face in anticipation during Match Day celebrations.
Fourth-year medical student Juniper Lee-Park hides her face in anticipation during Match Day celebrations.
Third-year student Caroline Reist kisses fourth-year student Christopher McLaughlin
Third-year medical student Caroline Reist takes fourth-year student Christopher McLaughlin's tee shirt seriously during Match Day celebrations.
Kendall Hancock breaks out with emotion and hugs a family member as she reads her Match Day letter.
Kendall Hancock breaks out with emotion and hugs a family member as she reads her Match Day letter.

Three students will stay in Roanoke for full residency programs with Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Another student will do a preliminary year here before continuing to another program to finish residency.