Eastern Wake: Community

Notables, Feb. 9

Aaron Piratzky received his Eagle Scout award Feb. 15 at St. Eugene Catholic Church.
Aaron Piratzky received his Eagle Scout award Feb. 15 at St. Eugene Catholic Church. COURTESY OF LISA PIRATZKY

Eagle Scout

Aaron Piratzky, of Boy Scout Troop 347 of Knightdale, recently earned his Eagle Scout award. For his Eagle Project, Piratzsky built a gazebo at St. Eugene Catholic Church in Wendell, where he and his family are members. Piratzky is 15 years old and is a freshman at Knightdale High.

CPA announcements

Christopher Scott Gearing and Peter Robert Miller, of Knightdale, and Joseph Edmond Smith, of Zebulon, earned their CPA certifications from the N.C. Board of Certfied Public Accountant Examiners. They were among 179 applicants approved for licensure statewide.

Chowan University Dean’s List

Rachel Cole, of Knightdale, made the Dean’s List at Chowan University in the Fall 2013 semester. She is a junior majoring in Counseling Psychology. Dean’s List students have accomplished a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.79 for the semester.

JCC Dean’s List

The following eastern Wake County students have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Johnston Community College. Students who have a minimum of nine completed credit hours in a semester and have achieved a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 with no grade lower than C are included on the dean’s list.

Knightdale: Stephanie Cassidy, Richard Moore and Lauren Petta.

Wendell: Lauren Batten, Anita Bispo, Melissa Blackley, Nadasha Brown, Holly Carr, Susan Chase, Sarah Creech, Alexis Crocker, Morgan Flanders, Rebecca Mall, Steven Maybee, Necole Medlin, Andrew Michaels, Yulonda Pulley, Claudia Rodriguez, Gina Searls, Julie Shirah, Dawn Simone, Hope Turner, Brittany Ussery, Breanna Wehunt and Nathan Williamson.

Zebulon: Herbert Battle, Rebecca Breece, David Brock, Caroline Creech, Crystal Deans, Elise Descoteaux, Kris Harris, Tori Kearney, Bobbi Lane, Chloe Lauvray, Nhita Nguyen, Orville Overton and Nathan Stokes.