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Education Shoutouts

Local student attends National Youth Leadership Forum

Addison Day, a rising fourth-grader at Overton Elementary School was selected to attend the Envision: National Youth Leadership Forum Pathways to STEM conference at Wake Forest University. The forum encourages students in grades third through fifth to explore various careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Students spend the week studying engineering, medicine and forensic science while engaging in simulations and role-playing exercises to get them thinking about the future.

Addison Day attends orientation at the National Youth Leadership Forum event held on the campus of Wake Forest University.

Addison Day attends orientation at the National Youth Leadership Forum event held on the campus of Wake Forest University.

Carson grad earns scholarship

Megan Bolick of Salisbury, a graduate of Jesse Carson High School, is the recipient of a John J. Harper Scholarship at Barton College. The renewable scholarship will cover $20,000 of tuition, divided into increments of $5,000 per year for four years.

Bolick is the daughter of Jennifer and David Bolick of Salisbury. She will enter Barton College in the fall semester.

The John J. Harper Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen who are well prepared to meet the challenges of a liberal arts education. Criteria for this award includes a minimum 2.5 GPA with a minimum SAT score of 850 or a minimum ACT score of 17, or a minimum 3.25 GPA regardless of SAT or ACT score. A 2.5 GPA must be maintained to retain the scholarship four years. In addition to the required renewal GPA, students must maintain satisfactory academic progress, as outlined in the college catalog and be enrolled continuously on a full-time basis.

Bolick was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society. She played on the varsity soccer team for four years and earned the SPC All-Conference Award.

Appalachian State University

Spring 2016 Dean’s List

Salisbury: Shelby Gabrielle, Katie M.Barnhardt Sam John Barr, Lindsey Catherine, Kristen Michelle Boley, Chance Lee Cauble, Kristen Nichole Estepp, Nathan Stuart Foster, Kristen Frederick, Scott Hartley Friedrich, Mackie William Gallagher, Madeline Tyler Gentry, Ryan Elliot Jason, Katie Marie Ketchie, Georgia Anne Kirchin, Rachael Elizabeth Moore, John Bond Murphy, Cassidy Reece Nooner, Logan Barnette Overcash, Emily Nicole Rowlands, Savannah Michelle Smith, Alexander Richard Taylor, Nicholas Chase Thompson, Arturo Vergara Jr

Cleveland: Cody Lee Haire, George Andrew Raynes, Taylor M.Smith

Rockwell: Elane NicoleKepley, McKinley Paige Waller

Kannapolis: Baylie Madison Mann

Granite Quarry: Katherine Noelle Nuottila

China Grove: Ashton Grace, Courtney Morgan Sweeney and Miranda Renee Wyatt

Spring 2016 Chancellor’s List

Salisbury: Angelina Azieva, Maison Elizabeth Ervin, Lee A.Fisher, Janet Katelyn Hammond, Sara Nicole Holmes, Annie Lee Justus, Matthew Patrick Langford, Kristen Renee Mathis, Andrew Scott Moffitt, Katlyn Dalaine Smith, Christian Tyler Stamp, Lily Margaret Yatawara

Kannapolis: Jennifer Rae Compton

China Grove: Katherine Ann Easley

Landis: Hannah Claire Fuller

Rockwell: Malea Breanna Yee

 

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