Honor society taps 26
The National Technical Honor Society at Johnston Community College has inducted 26 new members. The honor society recognizes vocational and technical students who maintain a 3.5 grade point average.
The new members are Kaycee Marie Acevedo, Sheryl Lynn Anderson, Tomeka Samara Baker, Patsy Lynn Ballance, Gabrielle Bonini, Victoria Caroline Cobb, Marjorie Parker Coker, Meagan Csokonay, Hollie Jones Cummings, Jarrod Ryan Fleeger, Clarissa Gottschalk, Alicia Emily Grace, Jason Grantham, Scarlett Hargis, Misty Holleman, Lisa Langley Lee, Jennifer Montalvo, Daniel Rex, Amy Michelle Rice, Tiffany Trujillo, Shantel Washington, Dasha Nicole Whitaker, Delee Whitaker and Cody Worley.
Cleveland places second in Quill
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Cleveland High School placed second in The Quill, an on-demand writing competition staged by the N.C. Association for Scholastic Activities. Among the standouts for Cleveland were Garrett Lee in argumentation and David Advent in literary analysis.
Manicurist class starts July 27
A manicurist class will begin July 27 at Johnston Community College. Through Dec. 3, the class will meet from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room C1091B in the Wilson Building on the Smithfield campus, 245 College Road.
The class provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, application and maintenance of artificial nails, and pedicuring. The cost is $180. To register, call Jennifer Wells, director of cosmetology programs, at 919-209-2107.
Honor society taps students
The National Honor Society has inducted the following Corinth Holders High School students:
Kate Altman, Kelly Ammons, Adam Ardis, Audrey Arnn, Randi Baines, Jared Beshgetoorian, Mitchell Burleson, Austin Carroll, Mary Catherine Carter, Blake Cartledge, Austin Casselbury, Hunter Creech, Taylor Driscoll, Robert Dudash, Georgia Kate Edgerton, Katherine Fako, Cecilia Fricke, Cassidy Gravely, Nicholas Gribbon, Bailey Hadding, Emma Hall, Andre Hichue, Loren Johnson, Emma Kontir, Rachel Lewis, Ryan McDaniel, Macy Meyer, Macy Miller, Chris Moor, Matt Morgan, Janelle Neal, Whitney Pepper, Hunter Owens, Savannah Phillips, Holly Price, Mackenzie Roach, Alexandra Rodier, Nicholas Routhier, Morgan Sanford, Bailey Smith, Natalie Smith, Hunter Smoak, Chesney Stein, Frankie Tetreault, Claire Tilton, Nick Turecky and Summer Young.
Dance team fares well
The West Johnston High School dance team competed March 29 in Winston-Salem.
“Will I,” a lyrical piece choreographed by coach Richard Patten, received a High Platinum Award and placed first overall among dance team with 13 or more members. The dance also received the highest score in the competition for senior groups.
“Into the Storm,” an open piece choreographed by Shannon Carter, received a Platinum Award and placed ninth overall.
“Beyonce Melody,” a hip hop piece choreographed by Bradley La Gois, received a Platinum Award and placed 10th overall.
Business students bring top finishes
The West Johnston High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America brought home awards from the State Leadership Conference.
The winners were Ariel Andrews, first place, computer applications; Casey Ford, first place, word processing; Ashlynn Payne and Veronica McLean, second place, community service project; and Allison Holt, second place, spreadsheet applications.
Top 10 finishers were Tanay Smith, networking concepts; Hailey Emerson, FBLA procedures; Patrick Finiotti, cyber security; Allison Holt, Microsoft Office; Alexis Brooks, health care administration.