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Scholarship available

The Salisbury-Rowan Home Builders Association is offering a scholarship to students in a home builders program.

To be considered for the scholarship applicants must: be a a resident of Rowan County, be enrolled or plan to enroll in a construction related field, provide a transcript from his or her high school and any previous college attended, demonstrate academic promise and exhibit personal characteristics that would lead to success in the homebuilder’s trade.

Applicants must submit a short paragraph on what they feel this scholarship will help them achieve.

Contact Chris McNeely at chriscarolmcneely@yahoo.com for more information or visit www.srhba.com to download an application. All applications must be submitted by April 10.

High school students raise awareness and funds for breast cancer

Rowan-Salisbury high school schools on Feb. 27 presented Novant Health Rowan Medical Center with a check to fight breast cancer. The “King of the Court” tournament was held at East Rowan High School in the fall with a total amount of $5,477.64 raised.

West Rowan High won both the junior and senior divisions. Lindsey Beasley is the advisor for the program.

Representatives from the Novant Health Foundation were present to accept the check from the students at a the Board of Education meeting.

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