Cary students to attend summer science camp at Duke University
Four students from Cary have received full scholarships to attend Summer Science Sleuths, a two-week residential science camp at Duke University. The students are:
, son of Campbell and Brigid Lowman
, son of Charles Norton and Linda Ackerman
, daughter of Phil and Laura Cates
, daughter of Susan and Tom Murphy
Summer Science Sleuths will run June 17-30. The students will live in a dormitory and participate in lab activities, field trips, recreation, surprise guests and visits to cutting-edge facilities.
Apex seniors receive SECU scholarships
The SECU Foundation, funded by members of the State Employees’ Credit Union, has presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to two high school students in Apex.
The scholarship will be used for tuition and university approved educational expenses over eight consecutive semesters.
is a senior at Apex High School and the daughter of Kevin and Neva Miller. She plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill.
Given based on SECU’s philosophy of “People Helping People,” the scholarship recognizes the recipient’s community involvement, leadership skills, character and integrity, as well as scholastic achievement of maintaining a 2.5 or higher grade point average.
Apex student earns Eagle Scout
For his Eagle Project, Gardner led the design, construction, and installation of shelving, a tool storage rack, and exterior solar-powered lighting at the Western Wake Crisis Ministry in Apex.
Gardner is the son of Paula and Rick Gardner and a junior at Apex High School. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 212 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Cary.
Cary Kildaire Rotary Club awards scholarships to Cary students
Shelor is the daughter of Pamela and James Shelor of Cary and has volunteered at Rex Healthcare, Wake Med of Cary and Rex Rehabilitation of Apex.
Gore is the daughter of Karen and Fred Gore of Cary and interned in the music-for-youngsters program at Middle Creek Elementary School.
Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak