William Xing Xia named National Merit finalist
William Xing Xia, Corinth Holders High School senior, has been selected as a 2015 National Merit Scholar finalist.
Merit Scholar Finalists are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies and compete for approximately 8,000 National Merit Scholarships with a combined worth of about $35 million.
Forestville Road Elementary School will hold its annual Safety Patrol Bicycle Rodeo from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11 at 100 Lawson Ridge Rd., Knightdale. All school-age children are invited to bring their bikes to this free event.
East Wake High School will hold a curriculum fair for rising 9th graders and their parents from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the campus auditorium, 5101 Rolesville Road, Wendell.
Students and parents will have the opportunity to learn about the academic programs, registration process and courses offerings, to learn about the graduation and promotion requirements, and how to successfully transition to high school, meet the teaching faculty and ask questions and receive feedback.
The Praise Prom is a Christian alternative prom created for area high school homeschoolers, but open to any rising 9th grade to 12th grade student and alumni up to age 21. The prom will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the Wendell Community Center, 601 W. Third St., Wendell. Cost is $45 to $60. Register at praiseprom.com/home. Contact Traci Lanphere at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-208-4354 with questions.