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Emily K Center honors graduates
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
DURHAM – The Emily Krzyzewski Center hosted its annual May March to celebrate a successful academic year and recognition of the graduating class of 2015. Last week’s gathering included approximately 200 students in grades one to 12, plus family, friends and supporters. Fifteen seniors donned different cap and gown colors from the various high
 
SCHOOL NEWS & NOTES
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
DURHAM COUNTY Along with Theatre in the Park, Playmakers Repertory Company, ABC 11 and Durham Arts Council, the Durham Performing Arts Center hosted this year’s Triangle Rising Stars Awards on May 19. Last year’s winners, Matthew Washington and English Bernhardt, presented the awards for Best Actress and Best Actor, while awards were also given
 
Governorís Office releases veterans guide
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
RALEIGH – Governor Pat McCrory recently announced the release of a new NC4VETS printed resource guide and new updated website that focuses on federal VA benefits as well as opportunities for employment, education, health care, housing and personal services for North Carolina veterans. “Veterans and their families have made significant
 
CHAPTER NEWS
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
TRIANGLE PARK CHAPTER OF THE LINKS The Triangle Park (N.C.) Chapter of the Links welcomed nine new members on May 3. The inductees were Katrina Howard Avery, M.D.; Lorie-Ann Lee-Carter; Dr. Karrie Gibson Dixon; Chanda Douglas-Ward; Joelle McAlpine Duren; Senator Valerie Paige Foushee; Dr. Gloria Alston McNeil; Diane Hewlett Pierce; and Gloria Carney
 
SCHOOL NEWS & NOTES
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
DURHAM COUNTY Va’Shon Bowden, a senior at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability, has been named the Duke University Durham Public Schools May Student of the Month. Va’Shon is a member of the National Honor Society, is enrolled in five AP courses, serves as a church volunteer, and regularly tutors elementary students after school and on
 
NC foster children find family support
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
RALEIGH – There are nearly 9,000 children in out-of-home placements in North Carolina, and 87 percent of them are placed in family settings. That figure is up from 74 percent in 2004, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Laila Bell, director of research and data for the group NC Child, said the percentage of children in
 
SCHOOL NEWS & NOTES
Thursday, May 14, 2015
WAKE COUNTY Cary Academy senior Kendall Spencer Bell has been awarded a Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship at Duke University. The full value of each “Reggie” scholarship, which covers full tuition, room, board and mandatory fees, is more than $250,000 over four years. The scholarship’s namesake was Duke University’s first black
 
Be you!
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The majority of the human race dislikes limits. We are constantly moving forward to the next big thing, which is why I hate questions with limits. I recall one college application essay prompt that asked, “What’s one thing people should know by the end of high school?” At the time, the question angered me. I had not completed high
 
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Emily K Center honors graduates

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