A skateboarder gets air as spectators watch during the grand opening day for the Rodgers Family Skate Plaza in Apex Aug. 1, 2015. The park opened after local skaters collaborated with officials to design it. Two people involved with the project – Apex Police Capt. Jacques Gilbert and 20-year-old Apex resident Tracy Stallworth – are being recognized by the White House for their efforts.
A skateboarder gets air as spectators watch during the grand opening day for the Rodgers Family Skate Plaza in Apex Aug. 1, 2015. The park opened after local skaters collaborated with officials to design it. Two people involved with the project – Apex Police Capt. Jacques Gilbert and 20-year-old Apex resident Tracy Stallworth – are being recognized by the White House for their efforts. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
A skateboarder gets air as spectators watch during the grand opening day for the Rodgers Family Skate Plaza in Apex Aug. 1, 2015. The park opened after local skaters collaborated with officials to design it. Two people involved with the project – Apex Police Capt. Jacques Gilbert and 20-year-old Apex resident Tracy Stallworth – are being recognized by the White House for their efforts. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

Apex police officer, skater invited to White House ceremony

September 18, 2015 10:14 AM