CPCC student Franck Idohou received the Academic Achievement Award at a recent N.C. Community Colleges Excellence Event.
Idohou, who was recently elected 2011 Student Government Association Executive Committee President, is from Togo in West Africa. He is pursuing an Associate in Arts degree and plans to transfer to a four-year college to major in computer science.
Hood Hargett Breakfast Club named Hopewell High student Claudia Hanby its Student Athlete of the Year.
Each month of the school year, the club presents a local high school student athlete with $1,000 from its Liz Murray Scholarship Fund. The Student Athlete of the Year is selected from the eight monthly winners and presented with an additional $5,000 scholarship at the end of the year.
Members of South Iredell High School's Interact Club raised $820 for Relay for Life by selling purple ribbons that they tied to the fence in front of their school.
The Iredell County Relay for Life event was held at the Iredell County fairgrounds on May 21.
Five Cannon School juniors - Shelby Dyl of Davidson, Madeline Hurley of Huntersville, Josh Lamb of Mooresville, Brianna Ratté of Huntersville and Stephanie Schauder of Huntersville - have been named Junior Scholars at Elon University.
To achieve this distinction, students must have an A average, score a minimum of 1,870 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT, and demonstrate significant extracurricular involvement.
Cannon School junior Stephanie Schauder of Huntersville won a gold medal in the 87th annual Scholastic Art and Writing awards.
The program recognizes outstanding, creative teenagers. Stephanie and other winning artists will be honored June 9 at a gala celebration at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Her drawing, titled "A Different World," is among a group that will be exhibited June 9-25 at the World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery in Lower Manhattan.
Nine Cannon Upper School students from the Lake Norman area recently earned national recognition for excellence on the 2010 National Spanish Examinations.
The students are Olivia Andretti (bronze medal), Hailey Foreman (gold), Ian Hicks (silver), Tabatha Horney (silver), Katie Maness (bronze), Mitali Samant (bronze), Barclay Sparrow (silver), Sergio Valdes (silver) and Rachel West (bronze).
Cannon School sophomore Laurent Dupuis of Mooresville scored in the top 10 nationwide and earned a silver medal for his level in the annual Grand Concours National French Contest. He was one of more than 100,000 students nationwide and abroad who sat for the National French Contest Exam in March.