▪ Area students recently were selected for N.C. State University’s Godnight Scholars program: Elizabeth A. Almasy, Hillside New Tech High School; Madeleine B. Edwards, Cedar Ridge High School; Jalen H. McGee, Hillside High School; and Miguel A. Martinez-Camposeco, Jordan Matthews High School.
▪ Anita Collins of Chapel Hill is the winner of the 2016 Doris Betts Fiction Prize. Her story will be published in the North Carolina Literary Review.
▪ Amalan Krishna Iyengar, son of Sumathi and Sridhar Iyengar of Chapel Hill, was selected for N.C. State University’s Park Scholarships program.
▪ The Chatham Charter Female Athlete of the Year is McKenna Nixon. Cade Culberson is the school’s Male Athlete of the Year.
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▪ Tasha Wilhelmsen of Chapel Hill received the Mathematics Award at Champlain College.
▪ The Town of Pittsboro recently was honored by North Carolina environmental officials for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards.
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