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Education shoutouts

Millbridge Elementary

The following students were named Good Citizens for the month of December:

Kindergarten: Nicole Gutierrez-Marin, Jonah Craig, Ava Nail, Hudson Sechler, Allison Ferguson, Jude Mullis, Caitlin Golden, Devin Davis, Layla Wilson and Troy Krieg.

First grade: Ava Hainor, Trystan Besio-Ager, Peyton Cheek, Cameron Davis, Addisyn Crowell, Paul Thurber, Noah Pittman, Riley Galimore, Brantley Deal and Avery Call.

Second grade: Britton Heintz, Kamryn Sigmon, Zander Murff, Finley VanWassenhove, Brayden Miller, Jasey Presley, Giovanni Morales and Trexler Yon.

Third grade: Mikayla Hyde, Lukas Smith, Lucas Cox, Aniyah Thrower, Jahaira Meloteptl, Love Carter, Grace Grindstaff, Bryce White, Caitlyn Andrews and Grayson Kilgore.

Fourth grade: Gabriel Young, Kenley Walker, Autumn McHargue, Gavin Harrington, Ellie Mills, Cameron Williamson, Taylor Hallman and Christopher Bautista.

Fifth grade: Fabian Martinez, Tania Lopez, Winter Honeycutt, Bryan Ramirez Lopez, Grace Boston, Hannah Shumaker, Johnny Laturno and Lina Rivas.

North Rowan Elementary

The following students were Good Citizens for the month of December:

Kindergarten: Alyssa Gutierrez- Albarran, Justice Hannah, Dwayne Means Jr., Malahki Moro Leonard, Zoey Pressley, Adrianna Rhodes, Riley Wittich and Layla Woods.

First grade: Stephan Burrison, Annabella Carter, Marilyn Castillo-Lara, Lucas Douthit, MaKayla Ingram, Mason Lambert, Nakash Mohamed and Alex Walker.

Second grade: Jasmine Albarran, Dawan Carter, Nyazirah Eason, Tennyson Kirk, Donte Macfall, Aryam Shamman, Justin Tyler and Mara Williams.

Third grade: Austin Beck, Colby Caudle, Janiyah Fomond, Nayziah Ingram, Ximena Martinez Pacheco, Kerstin Neal, Hailey Russell and Elijah Young.

Fourth grade: Aleese Daniels, Adrionna King, Michelle Griffin, Alex Luther, Cheyenne Nesbitt and Sharlyn Zavaleta.

Fifth grade: Akira N. Jackson, Estefany Nunez-Euceda, Evan Osborne, Dayana Rivera-Para, Bruce Vargos Quiroz and Javion Williams.

Bob Jones University

Elizabeth Weimer and Nehemiah Worley, both of Salisbury, were named to the Fall 2017 President’s List at Bob Jones University.

To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester.


High School

High school football: Hornets overpower South to secure playoff spot


Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health


Amazon warehouse workers reject union in Alabama


Ex-NFL player’s brain to be probed for trauma-related harm after Rock Hill shootings


Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term


Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

High School

High school football: Record night for Pinckney as East cruises; Carson wins thriller in OT


D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer Ray Lambert dies at 100


Prince Philip was always defined by role as husband of British queen


One dead, several injured after head-on collision in China Grove


Man, woman charged for selling drugs to undercover deputies


Blotter: Rowan County man charged with indecent liberties with children


Spencer town board gets look at Park Plaza progress


‘Applicant market’: Unemployment rate improving as businesses hire more workers


National, local business leaders praise Salisbury’s initiative to support Black-owned operations


Tillis has prostate cancer surgery


Adverse reactions surface from Johnson & Johnson vaccine


Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugs


Quotes of the week


Biden seeks crackdown on homemade firearms


Victim of former NFL player’s rampage wrote of faith, life’s fragility


Wrongly imprisoned man gets $750,000

High School

West falls to Statesville, finishes second in NPC


Middle, high school students head back to classes full time