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Smithfield Elementary student Chadley Gray Schmidt finished first in the individual category at the junior level, and Charles Timm of South Mecklenburg High won at the middle level at the N.C. Future Problem Solver competition.

Randolph IB Middle eighth-grader Zack Lee won the state competition at MATHCOUNTS, held at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham.

For the fourth straight year, Providence High’s German language program won the Champion’s Trophy for the best overall language program in North Carolina at the German Day statewide competition.

Ardrey Kell High won the Governor’s Cup overall sweepstakes at the Tarheel Forensic League state debate championships Feb. 28-March 1.

Seniors Tim Jennings of Ardrey Kell High and Brandon Mikell of Lake Norman Charter School, members of The First Tee of Charlotte, earned the national designation of First Tee Scholar.

Forty-three Charlotte-area students were named winners in their respective school divisions at the North Carolina Science & Engineering Fair.

Three Charlotte students attending the North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics are among 16 Charlotte-area students named candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.

Twenty-one Charlotte-area high school seniors were chosen among thousands of applicants as regional semifinalists in the national Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship.

Ridge Road Middle’s team successfully defended its state championship title in the Justice Iredell Middle School Mock Trial Tournament.

A team of 10 Providence Day School students finished second in the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, hosted by the McColl Center for Fine Arts.

Sixteen South Mecklenburg High students got scholarships from the German Language and Culture Foundation to travel to Germany in April.

The name of the class at Covenant Day School is AP English Literature and Composition, but its students have an eye on history.

North Gaston High student Ernesto Velasquez recently won a $5,000 Verizon Hispanic Achievement and Business Leadership Awards Scholarship.

Sixteen South Mecklenburg High students got scholarships from the German Language and Culture Foundation to travel to Germany in April.

Hough High, Quail Hollow Middle and Beverly Woods Elementary schools each won $25,000 technology grants as winners of the second annual Rocking the Belk Bowl.

Elementary students are ‘Robo-Hurricane Crew.’

East Mecklenburg High’s entry was chosen the winner of the first Carolina Panthers/Duke Energy “Ultimate High School Stadium Build” competition, earning a $2,500 grant for the school.

More than 250 West Charlotte High students who participate in the school’s Renaissance program were honored recently at a ceremony.

Providence Day School was awarded a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant for $10,000 to create a Green Renewable Current Desk System, a series of desks in a grid system that generates electricity from foot pedals. Providence Day School is one of 15 high schools nationwide to be selected as an InvenTeam this year, and the only all-girls team.

Kindergartners and fourth-graders at Barringer Academic Center released 24 butterflies into the wild on Oct. 11 after tagging them with stickers, part of their learning about the life cycle and migration patterns of the monarch.

Charlotte United Christian Academy senior Jared McDonald was named a semifinalist in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Program, in recognition of his performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Ardrey Kell High placed third overall and Myers Park fifth at the Wake Forest National Early Bird Debate & Speech Tournament in Winston-Salem, and five of North Mecklenburg High's seven teams made it to elimination rounds.

River Gate Elementary's Fifth Grade Academy students honored the rescue efforts of 9/11 on the 12th anniversary of the disaster by delivering breakfast to Charlotte-area police and fire stations.

Charlotte-area teens worked at Subway, were awarded money.

College Board recognizes Charlotte students

90-plus Charlotte-area students can move forward in National Merit Scholarship competition.

Charlotte-area students do well at national conference.

Emily Ashkin, a 15-year-old junior at Providence Day School, won a third-place award in the first national Popular Science Science Fair.

Gisele Bailey, Stephanie Smith and John Dock Tallent were $1,000 winners in this year’s Charlotte Knights Healthcare Scholarship Program.

Antonio Roberson of Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology received a Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Activities League Glen Mowrey College Scholarship for $1,500.

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