If you would like to have an announcement included in School news, send your news release and any photos to email@example.com.Compiled by Bill KiserSouth Iredell High Wendy’s winner: South Iredell High student Kaitlyn Kent has been named the state winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, and is one of 12 students nationwide in the running for the national award.Kent, a senior, was surprised with not only the state award but the national Heisman nomination during an awards ceremony held recently at the Troutman high school.Kent is among six female athletes and six male athletes in the running for the national Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, which will go to one male and one female. She and the other finalists will travel to New York City for the awards ceremony, to be held Dec. 7 and televised Dec. 16 on ESPN2.“I am so humbled by this entire experience,” Kent, who recently learned that she had been selected to attend the Air Force Academy next year, said in a prepared release. “I’m so blessed to have this amazing life and am proud to represent not only South Iredell High School, but North Carolina.”Kent, a two-time all-state swimmer, holds conference records in four events and school records in five events. She is also a member of the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honors Society, and is a National AP Scholar.Lake Norman High PTSO Tech Upgrade Campaign: The school’s Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) has launched a fundraising campaign to upgrade equipment in the school’s technology department. Details at http://iss.schoolwires.com//site/Default.aspx?PageID=41421.Mooresville High Winter Band concert: 7-8 p.m. Dec. 13 in the school auditorium.Brawley Middle PTSO Board meeting: 1-2 p.m. Dec. 14 in the school’s media center. Staff Appreciation Luncheon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the school’s media center.Mooresville Middle Winter Band concert: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Mooresville High auditorium.Mount Mourne IB Middle European trip: The school’s Language B teachers are collaborating with Northside Middle on planning a trip to Spain and France in 2013. Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.East Mooresville Intermediate Sweet Frog night: 12-9 p.m. Dec. 5 at Sweet Frog Yogurt, 168 Norman Station Boulevard, Mooresville.Mooresville Intermediate Sweet Frog night: 7 p.m.-close Dec. 6 at Sweet Frog Yogurt, 168 Norman Station Boulevard, Mooresville. Chick-fil-A night: 5-8 p.m. Dec. 17 at Chick-fil-A, River Highway, Mooresville.Lake Norman Elementary Science Fair: Dec. 18 at the school. Grade winners advanced to the Iredell-Statesville Schools district fair Jan. 24. Information on developing science projects available at www.ncsciencefair.org.Park View Elementary Chick-fil-A night: 5-8 p.m. Dec. 5 at Chick-fil-A, River Highway, Mooresville. Sweet Frog night: 3-9 p.m. Dec. 12 at Sweet Frog Yogurt, 168 Norman Station Boulevard, Mooresville. McDonald’s night: 5-8 p.m. Dec. 18 at McDonald’s, 109 Limerick Dr., Mooresville.South Elementary All Pro Dads breakfast: 7:30-8:15 a.m. Dec. 7 in the school’s Reading Room. Yearbook orders: Orders for the school’s 2012-2013 yearbook will be available through Dec. 31 for $15. After that, the price goes up to $20.Pine Lake Preparatory Open house: The charter school will hold open houses for prospective students and their parents on Dec. 6 and Jan. 13. Kindergarten students and parents will get a tour of the Lower School beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 2 p.m. Jan. 13, and first- through 12th-grade students and parents will tour the Upper School at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 3 p.m. Jan. 13. Information: Call 704-237-5300.