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Grace scholarships
Four 2007 high school graduates were awarded scholarships at Grace Lutheran Church’s June 3 worship service.
They are Alyssa Dawn Reynolds, a graduate of South Rowan High School, and Jessica Miller, Nicholas Rummage and Elizabeth Nicole Sloop, all graduates of West Rowan High School.
The awards are given to church members who are first-year college students. They are based on participation in worship, fellowship and programs of the church, and are to be applied to tuition expenses.
Reynolds, daughter of Marcus and Patty Reynolds, has been active in the Chancel and Handbell Choirs, a Sunday School teacher and a member of Witness of Grace. She has served as a torch bearer, acolyte, crucifer, lector and usher. She plans to use her $1,050 scholarship to study music education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Miller, daughter of Mike and Erica Miller, has participated in Witness of Grace and Lutheran Youth of North Carolina and served as a torch bearer and acolyte. She plans to use her $850 scholarship to attend Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology, Mooresville.
Rummage, son of Tommy and Peggy Rummage, is an Eagle Scout, has been active in LYNC and served as crucifer and torch bearer. He plans to use his $1,050 scholarship to study parks, recreation and tourism management at North Carolina State University.
Sloop, daughter of Tim and and Mary Sloop, was president of LYNC, a member of the Chancel, Youth and Handbell Choirs, taught Bible school, was a crucifer and had the Children’s Sermon. She plans to use her $l,050 scholarship to pursue a degree in elementary education at Catawba College.
Granite Quarry Stars
The following students have been named Star Students for May at Granite Quarry Elementary School:
Kindergarten: Kirsten Michael, Cameron Wheat, Lanie Fulk, Logan Bauguess, Eunice Chong, Paige Toth, Haleigh Bost, Patrice Macon, Brandon Pulliam and Amyree Borders.
First grade: Ashlyn Gwyn, Gunner Spainhour, Payton LeRoy, Brandon Myers, Zeke Barcenas-Smith, Terrell Brower, Johnny Romero and Jonathan Keaton-El.
Second grade: Nathan Cisney, Jace King, Madison Peralta, Tyler Keaton-El, Arianna Botello, Corey Wheat, Haley Simmons and Franklin Downing.
Third grade: Sam Morgan, Taryn Moyer, Ashley Craig, Lorenza Smucker, Alex Isenhour and Rachel Marlowe.
Fourth grade: Grace Stokes, Zaria Houston, Diana Guiterrez, Sakill Harrison, Alex Breedlove, Colton Craven, Benjamin Baker and Brittany Hollaway.
Fifth grade: Danielle Murray, Michael Walton, Jacob Brewer, Jason Basso and Brenna King.
Nursing program grant
A $37,500 grant from the Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation will benefit students in Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s nursing programs.
RCCC will use the grant to buy a SimMan patient simulator, a portable and technically advanced patient simulator that provides realistic anatomy and clinical functionality. It will give students cutting-edge, simulation-based experience to challenge and test their clinical and decision-making skills in realistic patient care scenarios. The simulator includes advanced software and interactive technology, allowing students to practice all aspects of patient care.
“We thank the Robertson Family Foundation for its generous support,” said Cathy Norris, RCCC director of nursing education. “The SimMan patient simulator will provide RCCC nursing students with the most up-to-date technological training available. This advanced piece of equipment will greatly benefit our students in preparing them for the challenges they face in ensuring safe patient care delivery.”
North Elementary list
North Rowan Elementary School recently recognized students as Good Citizens for May and June.
They are Margie Villalobos, Jordan Hawkins, Jared Poole, Cesar Lezama, Elizabeth Myers, Jaytara Jones, Destiny Jackson, Tiarra Geter, Darius Keller, Tanisha Archie, Samare Ghandour, Kevin Flores, Phebe Daniels, Jacob Stephens, Jamie Null, Milton Morris, Warren Myers, Jaden Soliz, Jaylen Reid, Maria Nava, Jasmine Washington, Hunter Brown, Rilee Rockey, Carlisa Marshall, Paul Ghandour, Jessiany Lucio, Victoria Hash, Ernesto Rios, Courtney Greenwood, Justin Chapleau, Gage Jensen, Gray Nichols, Kelsey Walker, Kristin Kindle, Quintin Jones, Sophia Collins, Dominique Kerns, Ernesto Jaramillo, Daeshun Hargrave, Harley Laurens, John Logan, Jayden Jones, Cheyanne Eagle, Joli Savage, Destiny Honeycutt, Maria Martinez, Blake Pegram, Abril Dominguez, Special Washington, Alton Link, Keira Carroll, Khadijah Goodes, Omar Quillian, Joshua Loftis, Jale’ Cherry, Dana Roebuck, Logan Loflin,Mikey Conrady, Jericho Alexander, Haley Russell, McGwire Smith, Ninee Herr, Jaharya Jamison, Indya Wiggins, Labrisha Hayes, Chasity Lackey, Jacob Snyder, Nayelly Alvarez, Jonathan Dodson, Caitlin Wheaton, Nathan Godfrey, Bessther Euceda, Taren Sherrill, Josiah Hawthorne, Anna Nguyen and Shelby Krohn.

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