Students earn scholarships
▪ Sedona Hilt of Fuquay-Varina, an industrial engineering student at N.C. State University, earned a $2,000 scholarship from the Valspar Foundation.
▪ Kimberly Ellis and Kylie Wu of Cary earned the Local Government Federal Credit Union Scholarship Award. Ellis plans to study at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Wu plans to study at Columbia University.
Local students named to dean’s lists
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▪ From Apex: Christina Horton was named to the Dean’s List at University of North Georgia.Mansi Jamindar was named to the Dean’s List at MCPHS University. Shelby Quattlebaum was named to the Dean’s List at Samford University. Amelia Quigley earned Honors at the University of New Hampshire. Charlotte Wood was named to the Dean’s List at Hofstra University.
▪ From Cary: Sarah Doerrer earned High Honors at the University of New Hampshire. Brian Finnegan was named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction at Grove City College. Amanda Kelly and Erin Pechacek were named to the Dean’s List with Distinction at Grove City College. Dylan Larino was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Iowa. Haleigh Morgus was named to the Dean’s List at Loyola University Maryland. Emily Nguyen was named to the Dean’s List at Hofstra University. Brittany Schulz was named to the Dean’s List at Wheaton College. Robert Smith was named to the Dean’s List at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Leah Thomsen was named to the Dean’s List at Grove City College. Robert Waked was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Dayton.
▪ From Holly Springs: Haley Glaser was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Dayton. Henry Moree was named to the Dean’s List at Wheaton College. Joseph Roach was named to the Dean’s List at Georgia State University.
Cary student studies abroad
Andrew Lombana of Cary, a student at Belmont University, studied in Brazil during the school’s Maymester session.
Cary student participates in Summer Ventures
Chevonne Parker, a student at Cary High School, participated in Summer Ventures at East Carolina University, conducting research, writing, and presenting to professors on “Trichloroethylene and T-Cell Infiltration in the Cerebellum” at the Brody School of Medicine.
Student appointed to military academy
In June, Congresswoman Renee Ellmers announced local students who would attend a U.S. Military Academy. Sharat Nemani of Cary, the son of Surya and Arati Nemani, will attend the U.S. Naval Academy.
The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes through its Lifelong Learning Program. 919-431-7593, wcpss.net/adult-edu.
Athens Drive High School
▪ Wrapped Loops with Beads Bracelet Workshop: 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, $63.
▪ Modern Dance: 8-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 20-Sept. 10, $75.
▪ Simple Loops with Beads Bracelet Workshop: 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, $63.
▪ Bangle Bracelet Workshop: 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, $63.
▪ Dating and Relationships: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, $40.
▪ Wire Wrapping Individual and Multiple Beads Workshop: 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, $63.
Thales Academy tours
Thales Academy of Apex will give a tour of the elementary school program will be 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 1177 Ambergate Station. A tour of the junior high and high school programs from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 1300 N. Salem St., Apex. thalesacademy.org.
Leaders Save Lives
High school and college students, ages 16-24, who host blood drives between the first day of June and the last day of August and meet their blood drive collection goal may apply for scholarships through the American Red Cross’ Leaders Save Lives program. Students can win one of 10 scholarships of up to $2,500. redcrossblood.org/leaderssavelives.
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