After Ellie Simmonds' achievements at the Paralympics this week, pupils from her old primary school in Aldridge wanted to send their congratulations.
Central Tonight filmed pupils from Cooper and Jordan showing off their handmade banners.
There were also a special message from Ellie's old teacher, Mrs Cowley.
Herefordshire gold medal winner, Josie Pearson, says the London Games have left a legacy and surpassed the success of the Beijing Games 2008.
She's told ITV Central how she hopes that her performance during the Paralympics has inspired somebody else to get to her level in sport.
World record holder and gold medal winner, Josie Pearson, tells ITV Central that she's looking forward to returning to Herefordshire, after describing the support she's received as "incredible."
Josie Pearson broke the world record three times in the F51/52/53 discus, smashing the previous mark of 6.13m with her first three throws of 6.38m, 6.54m and 6.58m.
Birmingham born cyclist, David Stone, is celebrating this afternoon after winning gold in the mixed T1-2 road race at Brands Hatch.
– DAVID STONE, MIXED T1-2 ROAD RACE PARALYMPIC CHAMPION
I made my move, but the Italian (Farroni) stayed with me. It was so hard.
It makes it better to win today because it was so disappointing not winning in the time-trial.
Compared to Beijing, the competition was so much better, it's good. It pushes me. It makes it a much better sport.
David Stone successfully defended his Paralympic Games title with victory in the mixed T1-2 road race at Brands Hatch.
The 31-year-old relinquished his time-trial title on Wednesday and was disappointed with bronze.
Stone, who has cerebral palsy and rides a tricycle, bounced back in the 24-kilometre road race to win his third Paralympic gold medal, seven seconds ahead of Italy's Giorgio Farroni.
Ellie Simmonds' campaign for a third gold medal got off to a good start when she won her 100 metres freestyle S6 heat in a Paralympic record of one minute and 16.68 seconds.