West Johnston student wins scholarship
The Johnston Soil and Water Conservation District and sponsor Four Oaks Bank has awarded the 2015 Resource Conservation Workshop Scholarship to Lindsay Barnes, rising senior at West Johnston High School. The scholarship will allow Barnes to join other high school students across the state in a weeklong environmental Resource Conservation Workshop at N.C. State University later this month.
Johnston Community College held a commencement ceremony for its graduates awarding nearly 600 associate degrees and diplomas to students. Local graduates include: Brandon Michael Batchelor, Lizbeth Benitez, Vanessa Benitez, Aubria Danielle Bolin, Michael John Cody, Winston Antonia Exum, Shirece Glenece Flowers, Danyelle Nicole Fontaine, Mary Elizabeth Forehand, Darby G. Gilchrist, Shannon Smith Hardy, Scarlett Hargis, Nora H. Harrison, Kimberly Lonnette Haynes, Jessica Hinkley, Cristina M. Isastia-Henriquez, Cheryl Ann Isley, Candice McKoy, Johnnie Maria Lane, Jose Antonio Lane, Sandra Kay Leclerc, Ashlyn Danielle Minor, Matthew Tyler Moreland, Patricia Hill Price, Jessica Lyn Strader, Shenika Ines Thorb and Shyanne Sunshine Walton.
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The following Garner students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list: Vanessa Benitez, Aubria Bolin, Madeline Calton-Fulkerson, Michael Cody, Shayna Creech, Deborah Denton, Victoria Dudley, Jarrod Fleeger, Darby Gilchrist, Simone Gillespie, Scarlett Hargis, Carmen Hicks, Jessica Hinkley, Cheryl Isley, Ashton Jenkins, Justin Johnson, Candice Keith, Sandra Leclerc, Elyssa Lee, Lauren McCoy, Mosheh McCutchen, Breana Meyer, Matthew Moreland, Anna Pierce, Miranda Potts, Andrew Roman, Jarrod Sealey, Rebecca Shedrick, Lucia Thomas, Chelsea Vannurden, Shyanne Walton, Taylor Weeks and Jamie Williams.
Student serves as page in for N.C. State House
Brooke Capps, a student at Wake Christian Academy, recently served as a Page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. She is the daughter of Paul and Terri Capps of Garner and was sponsored by Representative Darren G. Jackson. Speaker of the House Tim Moore appoints the Pages and introduces each one to members and citizens in the House gallery at the start of each week during Monday night’s session. Pages spend a week at the General Assembly assisting members and their staff and learning about the structure of North Carolina government.