Notables: Aug. 6

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•  Several educators from Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools recently attended a program held at the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for N.C.’s teachers. The educators who attended included Katherine C. Andrews, Rebecca J. Baker, Kristina L. Dunn, Teresa D. Kanu, Kirsten G. Venema and Allison G. White of Ephesus Road Elementary School; and Karen Dyroff, Natalia Fonseca, Ana Ochoa and Melody Wharton of Frank P. Graham Elementary School.
•  Philanthropic Educational Organization Chapter L of Chapel Hill celebrated its 50th anniversary in July. Over the past 50 years, Chapter L has contributed over $60,000 towards women's education and assisted many women throughout North Carolina in fulfilling their educational goals.
•  Madeleine Wood and Virginia Wood, daughters of Wendy Wood and Michael E. Wood Jr. of Chapel Hill, have been named to the honor roll for the 2013-2014 year at Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh. Madeleine graduated in May with high honors, and Virginia is a rising 10th-grader. To be eligible for the honor roll, a student must maintain a weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher in at least five courses while maintaining the status of a student in good standing with the Judicial Board and administration.
•  The Fletcher Academy student Thomas Insko, from Chapel Hill, has been selected to become a member of the National Honor Society of High Scholars. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

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