CORNELIUS, N.C. -- A Hough High School senior is one of five students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools chosen to receive National Merit scholarships.
David Snedecor from Hough was selected as a recipient of a $2,500 National Merit award.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Hundreds of students and parents from Lake Norman Charter School, Lincoln Charter School and Pine Lake Preparatory learned how to navigate and prepare for the college admission process during a program at LNC last weekend.
From the keynote address by Christopher Gruber, vice president and dean of admission and financial aid at Davidson College, to the afternoon college fair featuring participation by more than 45 colleges and universities from around the country, the attendees were able to ask specific questions, hear from experts on important topics and trends and start to develop an individual plan on securing a spot at the college of choice.
CORNELIUS, N.C. -- A Hough High School student is one of 12 seniors from the state, and only 15 nationwide, included in the fourth class of Levine Scholars at UNC Charlotte.
Eileen Jakeway, the daughter of Patrick and Angela Jakeway of Huntersville, has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious merit scholarship at UNCC, which covers the cost of all tuition and fees, housing and meals, books, a laptop computer and summer experiences. Additional funding is provided to support community service work during the academic years. The value of the scholarship is estimated to surpass about $90,000 for each in-state student.
The Davidson Day School Elementary Battle of the Books (E-BOB) team placed third in recent regional competition. Team members are (front, from left ) Charlotte Ratcliff, Izzie Gosling, Lauren Skolaris; (middle) Carson Pauling, Adam Ratcliff, Cole Jessey, Cameryn James, Lauren Orfinik, Jake Breunig; (back) Faculty Sponsor Bobbi Luster, Izzy Freidline, Mark Breunig, Will Confoy, Parent Coach Sue Ratcliff, Faculty Sponsor Margaret Fischer and Parent Coach Erin Breunig. Not pictured: Jack Grier and Emma Lindquist.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- As the final weeks of the school year approach, schools throughout the north Mecklenburg area are sending out the call for volunteers to serve as proctors for end-of-year testing.
Bailey Middle School in Cornelius is the latest to express the urgency for help. Bailey needs 20 proctors for testing on Monday and Tuesday, May 20 and 21.
Hopewell High grad from Huntersville is honored by USAF and graduates first in his class at NCSU.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- In the heart of commencement, award and accolade season, it will be tough to top the few weeks recently experienced by Alex Young of Huntersville.
In a two-week period, Young earned national recognition as an outstanding Air Force ROTC cadet, graduated with honors from North Carolina State University and was commissioned as a USAF officer.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Eighth graders from Woodlawn School in Davidson earned first-place medals for their National History Day programs at state competition last weekend.
Ansley Earle and Quinn Schneider won top honors, while classmate Jake Johnson earned second place, at the event in Raleigh on Saturday, April 27. Woodlawn's Julian Ramirez was also awarded the Special Prize for African-American History for his entry in the individual performance category.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The faculty advisor and coach for North Mecklenburg High School's successful debate and speech program has earned recognition from the National Forensic League.
The NFL, the speech and debate honor society, has announced that Christopher Rocca from North Meck has received a second Diamond Award after amassing a career total of 3,453 organization points earlier this month.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- A visual and musical multi-phase art adventure is available this afternoon and evening (Thursday, May 2) at North Mecklenburg High School in Huntersville.
Visitors are invited to the school starting at 4 p.m. to enjoy a mass exhibit of student art while being entertained by student musicians. The fifth annual Stroll Through The Arts will be staged in the J Building at North Meck, 11201 Old Statesville Road.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- These are busy days at SouthLake Christian Academy.
Fresh off a successful "Mission Week," and with the school's Christian National Honor Society preparing for its service project of this year, and with seniors — just a month from graduation — gearing up for a 10-day class trip to South America, the school is hosting its first Spring Extravaganza.