Notables: Aug. 27

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Apex parents are N.C. Parents of the Year

Phil and Nichole Larsen of Apex are the North Carolina Parents of the Year, chosen by the National Parents of the Year Selection Committee. They were finalists for National Parents of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding parents’ work for their family and community.

Apex High School graduate completes basic training

Navy Seaman Apprentice Wesley Beske graduated from U.S. Navy basic training in Great Lakes, Ill., and was promoted to his current rank after graduation. He is an Apex High School graduate and the son of William and Elizabeth Beske of Apex.

Middle Creek student works in Guatemala

Srijan Mukherjee, a student at Middle Creek High School, helped clinic doctors with prenatal exams, vaccinations, blood pressure, heart rate and blood sugar monitoring and other tasks this summer in Xela, Guatemala. He participated in the program through the Global Public Service Academy for health under Duke University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the son of Srijib and Saswati Mukherjee of Apex.

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