GRADUATION

 

Katie Brooks of Burlington graduated May 4 from Coastal Carolina University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in intelligence and national security studies, and minors in criminology and women's and gender studies.

 

ACADEMIC DISTINCTION

 

John Reynolds, a junior business administration major from Graham, made the spring President's List at Bob Jones University.

 

HONOR SOCIETIES

 

Moira Elisabeth Bailey of Burlington, a senior majoring in English, was inducted into national English honor society Sigma Tau Delta at Greensboro College.

Local students inducted into national cross-disciplinary honor society Alpha Chi at Greensboro College are:

Joshua Fitzgerald of Elon, a junior majoring in mathematics; and

Allison Killette of Whitsett, a senior majoring in special education.

Local students inducted into international education honor society Kappa Delta Pi at Greensboro College are:

Allison Killette of Whitsett, a senior majoring in special education; and

Elizabeth Moise of Graham, a senior majoring in elementary education.

Local students inducted into national psychology honor society Psi Chi at Greensboro College are:

Kayla Martin of Liberty, a junior majoring in psychology; and

Elizabeth Moise of Graham, a senior majoring in elementary education.

 

Local students inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Elon University are:

Kyndall DySard of Elon;

Janet Fuller of Burlington;

Margo Greenawald of Elon;

Kat Hartman of Elon;

Megan Herdt of Elon;

Keith Hill of Burlington;

Noor Irshaidat of Elon;

Ashley Jutras of Elon;

Christina Kennedy of Elon;

Hope Koene of Elon;

Francois Masuka of Burlington;

Megan Miller of Elon;

Sara Sharp of Burlington; and

Liat Shuflita of Elon.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Victoria Slone Dickson, daughter of Gregg Dickson of Burlington and Renee Paschal of Moncure, received the Julia Wood Skinner Scholarship for outstanding achievement in the study of Italian. The scholarship carries a value of $200. Dickson is a freshman studying business and economics at N.C. State University.

Braden Riggs, a student at Burlington Christian Academy, has received an $8,000 scholarship from the N.C. State Firefighters Association recognizing leadership and extracurricular activities at school and in the community.

 

STUDENT MARSHALS

 

Local rising seniors among Greensboro College’s 12 student marshals for 2018–2019 are:

Makayla Jean Humphreys, an art major from Liberty; and

McKenzie Michelle Woody, a human development and family science major from Burlington.

 

AWARDS

 

Dylan Tate of Burlington Christian Academy received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, a national award that focuses on education, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship, veterans and military families, healthy futures, and disaster.

Adam Hartley, a senior at Burlington Christian Academy, received the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizen Award and also will be recognized by the Sons of the American Revolution. Both awards recognize service, leadership, citizenship and character traits.

 

Athletic award winners at Burlington Christian Academy middle school are:

VOLLEYBALL

Kennedy Madren, MVP

Lindley Dietrich, coach’s award

BOYS SOCCER

Charlie Mundy, offensive MVP

Ty Hethcox, defensive MVP

TENNIS, FALL

Nick Clark, MVP

Ian Hammitt, most improved

CROSS-COUNTRY

William Hyatt, MVP

Hailey Copland, MVP

CHEERLEADING

Gabby Campbell, team spirit award

Nora Barnes, coach’s award

VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL

Brock Matheny, coach’s award

Holden Huffine, coach’s award

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL

Gracyn Thompson, coach’s award

Abby Williams, coach’s award

Issy Spears, coach’s award

JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL

Kaden Miller, leadership award

Brooks Brown, most improved

BASEBALL

Dylan Brooks, leadership award

Ty Pike, most improved

ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Sam Cobler

Kennedy Madren

GIRLS SOCCER

Jessica Felkel, coach’s award

Lindley Dietrich, coach’s award