Chapel Hill: Community

Notables: Nov. 9

Chatham County Animal Services Officer  Michael Yarborough has received a lifetime achievement award from the North Carolina Animal and Rabies Control Association (NCARCA). The award, which was presented to Yarborough at the association’s annual conference in October, highlighted his 20 years in the field of Animal Services.
Chatham County Animal Services Officer Michael Yarborough has received a lifetime achievement award from the North Carolina Animal and Rabies Control Association (NCARCA). The award, which was presented to Yarborough at the association’s annual conference in October, highlighted his 20 years in the field of Animal Services. CHATHAM COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES

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Perdita Holtz

received a $300 UNC School of Government Scholarship award from the Local Government Federal Credit Union. Holtz will use the money to attend the course Foundations in Planning and Development Regulations at UNC-Chapel Hill.



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Donna Fudale

, MPH, BBSN, COHN-S was recognized Oct. 16 at the N.C. Occupational Health Nurses Association conference in RTP. Fudale received the N.C. Occupational Health Nurse of the Year award for Excellence and Leadership.



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Courtney Baptiste

of Chapel Hill recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. For her Gold Award project, Baptiste worked to educate childcare and customer service staff about children with disabilities using a presentation she created for the purpose. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry J. Baptiste, and graduated from Chapel Hill High School. Baptiste is a member of Girl Scout Troop #243, led by Linda Roberts and Paige Barnett.



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Lewis A. Lawrence

graduated from Boston University with a Master of Fine Arts in Film in September.



• Chatham County Animal Services Officer

Michael Yarborough

has received a lifetime achievement award from the North Carolina Animal and Rabies Control Association (NCARCA). The award, which was presented to Yarborough at the association’s annual conference in October, highlighted his 20 years in the field of Animal Services.



• Chase Lewis of Chapel Hill was one of six winners in the XPrize Video Contest sponsored by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Disney Corporate Citizenship. Lewis, 15, invented a way to deliver emergency smoke masks to people trapped in burning buildings through the use of a pod he designed and tested. Lewis will travel to Los Angeles to walk the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of Disney’s “Big Hero 6.”



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