Cooper alumni honor three
The Cooper Heritage Alumni & Friends Association recently honored three alumni who graduated from the school more than 70 years ago. The women are Annie Whitley Shand, Geraldine Exum Smith and Rosa Lee Watson. Gov. Pat McCrory named all three to the Order of the Longleaf Pine.
Corinth Holders senior is certified EMT
Alexandra Ostrander, a senior at Corinth Holders High School, recently became the school’s newest emergency medical technician.
Last fall, Ostrander took Johnston Community College’s EMT course, graduating at the top of her class. She has since passed the state certification exam.
Johnston man on state board
Gov. Pat McCrory has named Christopher McGee to the state’s Underground Damage Prevention Review Board. He is manager of transportation field services for the City of Raleigh. The board will review reports of violations of the state’s Underground Utility Safety and Damage Prevention Act.