Longleaf School of the Arts wins award
Amy Hawke of Wendell and Olivia Bouzigard of Knightdale are members of Longleaf School of the Arts’ choral group, which received the overall 2015 Grand Champion Award, as well as the Grand Champion Award for its Mixed Choir at the FiestaVal Music Invitational in New York City. The competition included high schools from Florida, Maryland and California. The Men’s Ensemble received a first place, excellent rating. The Treble Choir and Mixed Choirs both received a first place, superior rating. Longleaf’s music director, Ted Willis, received FiestaVal’s Award of Distinction in recognition of notable contributions to musical excellence.
Corinth Holders senior wins scholarship
Corinth Holders High senior Nicole Kroushl was awarded the Eaton Scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Program. Winners are selected on the basis of PSAT scores, academic records, leadership, extracurricular accomplishments and other standard requirements. The $2,000 scholarship is renewable for four years of full-time study or until completion of a bachelor's degree. Kroushl, the daughter of Caroline and Dan Kroushl, plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in the fall of 2015 to major in creative writing and economics.
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