New Hill resident named to Rutgers University Board of Governors
Sandy J. Stewart of New Hill was inducted into the Rutgers University Board of Governors this month. He is past chair of the Rutgers Board of Trustees and an alumnus of the university. He was a founder or co-founder of several biotechnology companies, including Paradigm Genetics (now Cogenics Icoria Inc.), Arcanum Discovery and Immunovation. He has worked with Novartis and Metabolon, both in Research Triangle Park.
Apex residents earn Eagle Scout
Conner James Cunningham and Kirk James Cunningham of Apex earned Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouting. For their projects, Conner built a football training sled for Salem Middle School students. Kirk built soccer goals for the playground at Salem Elementary School. Conner and Kirk, who are twins, attend Apex High School and are members of Troop 210 at White Plains United Methodist Church.
Cary swimmer qualifies for Olympic Trials
Julia Poole of Cary, a sophomore at Middle Creek High School, competed in the 31st annual Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte in May. Poole qualified to compete in the USA Swimming Olympic Trials next year.
Cary resident earns Eagle Scout
Colby Sheppard of Cary earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He built 10 wooden benches for Smart Lunch at Cary High School. He is a member of and Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 232 at Cary Presbyterian Church. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow, the Boy Scouts of America’s honor society.
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