Twenty-seven students were among those inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in a recent ceremony.
Here are the students:
China Grove: Cari Richards, Teena Walters.
Concord: Gladys Allison, Michelle Blalock, Lisa Codespot, Trina Davis, Jordan Ekovich, Chelsea Lynch, Lakiesha Squirewell, James Stallings, Jessica Turner, Jerehmy Warner, Victoria Witherspoon, Phyllis Wyatt.
Huntersville: Steven Edelman.
Kannapolis: Thomas Byrd, David Fetrow, William Hightower, Christen McCurrach, Daniel Moyer, Ron Price, Stephanie Woodard, Shannon Woodward.
Landis: Anthony Chapman, Elana Miles.
Mooresville: James Rogers.
Mount Pleasant: Patricia Scaffe.
The following area students were admitted to the graduate school at Virginia Tech:
Randy Clark, Midland, pursuing a master of science degree in mechanical engineering.
Todd Childers, Mooresville, pursuing a master of information technology degree.
Angela Arndt, Statesville, pursuing a master of science in education degree in health and physical education.
Raul Gonzalez, a junior at North Mecklenburg High School, won a new HP laptop computer as part of Huntersville Ford's "Drive for Excellence" program.
Gonzalez, the first-quarter winner, became eligible by earning A's and B's during the first quarter of the school year.
After graduation Raul hopes to enter the aerospace engineering program at N.C. State University.