EDUCATION BRIEFS: Carter Chosen as Top 10 State Finalist
Pinckney Academy congratulates Lauren Carter, a student there who was chosen as a top 10 finalist from approximately 2,000 students from across the state for her skills in extemporaneous speaking at the 2007 Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state competition held in Greensboro, March 8-10.
Each competitor was presented a health care topic and had 10 minutes to prepare a speech up to five minutes in length. At the conclusion of the preparation time, Carter was introduced to the judges and presented her speech.
Carter is currently enrolled in the Allied Health Sciences course at Pinckney Academy, where she is a member of the local Moore HOSA chapter. She is the daughter of Tracy and Sally Carter and is a senior at North Moore High School.
Lenoir-Rhyne College has announced the President's List for the 2006 fall semester.
Qualifying students for the President's List must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.9 or better on a 4.0 scale, provided the student carried at least 12 hours of letter-graded courses.
Moore County students on the President's List are Stephanie Caroline Carter and Malorie Deanne Potts, both of Pinehurst.
Established in 1891, Lenoir-Rhyne College is a private, coeducational college located in Hickory, N.C. It is affiliated with the N.C. Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and is open to students from all religious backgrounds.
Undergraduate degrees include bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and bachelor of music education in more than 60 majors and concentrations. Graduate degrees are offered in education, business administration, counselor education and occupational therapy. The college's Web site is www.lrc.edu.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) annually sponsors an American History Essay Contest which is open to students in grades five through eight.
The topic for 20062007 was "Jamestown Colony is Settled." The Alfred Moore Chapter of the DAR recognized Jeremiah Wofford from Elise Middle School in Robbins, as their eighth-grade winner. His essay advanced to the district competition.
Wofford's achievement will be recognized by the local chapter at a luncheon in May.
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