▪ Bull City Lights of Voyager Academy in Durham received the top award at the recent William Peace University North Carolina High School Show Choir Competition at Atkins A&T High School in Winston-Salem. Jordan Kelley of Voyager was named Best Male Stage Presence and the school also received Best Group Vocals honors.
▪ The Durham Golden Leaf Awards for Community Appearance were presented recently. The Keep Durham Beautiful Award went to Hub Farm. The Environmental Affairs Board Sustainable Design Award went to Lucas Middle School. Bee Downtown received the Neighborhood Garden & Landscape Award. The Hearth & Home Award was awarded to the Oatley residence. Ponysaurus and the Durham City Hall exterior renovation received the Adaptive Reuse, Old Building – New Design awards. Duke University Faculty Club received the Small Development Award. Crescent Ninth Street received the Large Development Award. The People’s Choice Awards went to Montessori Farm School and the Durham City Hall exterior renovation.
▪ North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics students Vinit Ranjan, Simon Marland, Katherine Yang, Sunwoo Yim and Kelly Zhang were chosen as finalists in the Moody’s Mega Math Challenge and recently competed in the finals in New York.
▪ The Southern Documentary Fund has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. The fund is a nonprofit organization that houses documentary film projects made in or about the American South.
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