Gold project digs up history
For her Gold project, Sarah researched three American Revolutionary battles that took place in North Carolina and created a brochure about them for the Children of the American Revolution (CAR) organization. She also made presentations about the battles to local groups to help the community learn more about regional history.
Sarah, daughter of Grant M. and Brenda S. Peterson, recently graduated from Green Hope High School and was a member of Troop 1391.
Scout spreads word about Cary nature preserve
For her Gold project, Amanda worked with The Friends of Hemlock Bluffs nonprofit support group to learn about Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary and post information about the park on its website and Facebook page. She also created a documentary for the preserve.
Amanda, a sophomore at Enloe High School, is a member of Troop 351 led by Tracey Coleman.
Teens serve in N.C. House
James, a student at Grace Christian Academy, is the son of Beverly Etheridge of Raleigh and was sponsored by Rep. Edgar V. Starnes.
Meredith, a student at Cary Christian School, is the daughter of Don Williams of Cary and Angie Lock of Smithfield and was sponsored by Starnes.
Fuquay-Varina Scouts earn Silver Awards
Apex residents earn Chamber of Commerce awards
The Apex Chamber of Commerce gave awards to three residents for their community service and stewardship to the town at the chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet on Oct. 24 at Prestonwood Country Club.
Cary resident serves as SUVCW Camp Commander
His great grandfather was Pvt. Charles St. Andrews of the 142nd N.Y. Volunteer Infantry Regiment of the Union Army.