If you would like to have an announcements included in school news, send your news release and photos to email@example.com.
Central Cabarrus High
Auction: Wish Upon A Star Auction 6-8 p.m. May 7 on the CCHS campus. The event benefits Central Cabarrus High. Entertainment provided by CCHS Band, Chorus, Drama, and ROTC. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided by The Sweet Life. Live and silent auction and a raffle for Charlie Daniels autographed fiddle. Tickets $5 or three for $10. Purchase tickets at the CCHS office prior to the event. Details: 704-786-0125. The event takes place at the school, 505 N.C. 49 S., Concord.
Cabarrus County: Cabarrus County Schools and Invent Now will hold Camp Invention at W.R. Odell Elementary school for students in grades first through sixth. The four-day camp includes science, technology, math and engineering, as well as history and arts. The camp takes place June 27-30 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Details: www.campinvention.org or 800-968-4332.
National Merit: Two Concord High students have been entered into the National Merit Scholarship Program for the 2012 school year. Seth Jones, son of Stuart Jones and Susan Harrington, and Kelsey Sumner, daughter of Dr. William and Ashlyn Sumner, were selected from 1.5 million entrants as having recorded an index score of 202 or higher on the SAT/PSAT National Merit Qualifying Test.
Scholarship totals: To date, Concord High's senior class has surpassed $2 million in scholarships.
Commencement Marshalls: Chief Marshall Kelsey Sumner, Assistant Chief Marshall Hanna Pless, Wesley Burleson, Ashley Chen, Mason Croley, Joseph Dechristina, Roxanne Dsouza, Logan Judy, Patrick Moser, Willis Nesbit, Meredith Richardson, Rebecca Rowland, Dominique Spriggs, Shelby Thompson, Adam Webb.
Scholarship recipients: Steven Loeb has earned the Goodnight Scholarship at NC State University for $30,000. Juanita Leto signed with UNC-Charlotte to run track on a scholarship totaling more than $60,000. Kathryn Brown is a Woodrow Scholar at the University of South Carolina for $32,000. Leronald Reid earned a Founder's Scholarship from Averette University for $32,000. Jonique Morris earned a Presidential Scholarship from High Point University for $36,000. Whitney McSheehan has won several scholarships totaling more than $100,000 to various schools. Katherine Barnett has earned a Wingate Trustee, Mars Hill, Chestnut Hill and a Lenoir Rhyne Academic Award totaling more than $100,000. Ashlyn Cagle has earned the Wingate and the Appalachian Merit Scholarships totaling more than $50,000. Demetrius Colombero has earned scholarships from Wingate University and Belmont Abbey College Academic Scholarships totaling more than $25,000. Shannon Arthur has earned a Campbell University merit grant of $10,000. Alison Fluharty has earned the Chestnut Hill Merit, Stevenson University Merit, Wesleyan University Merit and Liberty Merit scholarships totaling more than $140,000. Jasmine Deberry has earned a Queen's University and Virginia Union Merit scholarship totaling more than $50,000. Bryson Goolsby has earned a Chestnut Hill, Stevenson University, Liberty University and Jefferson College of Health Science Scholarships totaling more than $130,000.
Congressman visits: Congressman Larry Kissell visited with Cannon School juniors to talk about American history, government and current events. Kissell spoke with the class about his work in Congress and the importance public service. Kissell is a former high school civics teacher. He took questions from students who are currently enrolled in civics classes at school.
Cox Mill High
Performance: The Cox Mill Bible Club will host Night of Entertainment 7-8 p.m. May 6. The event is open to everyone and is free. Donations accepted.
Talent Show: For students and staff. 6 p.m. May19.
Blood Drive: May25.
Plant sale: The flower and vegetable sale is open to the public between 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Go to the front office for directions to the greenhouse. $.50 for vegetables and $9-12 for plants.
Hickory Ridge High
Trivia night: 7 p.m. May13. Hosted by the Hickory Ridge Band Boosters for anyone over age 14. A table for 6-8 people is $100. The table with the highest score wins $100, door prizes and 50/50 drawings will also take place. The event will take place at Providence Baptist Church on N.C 49.
Jay M. Robinson High
Cheerleader tryouts: May 3-5. Students must have a current physical in effect by May 3. Questions? Contact Lynda Cloninger at 704-788-4500 ext. 1507 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwest Cabarrus High
Art Auction: May 19-20. Parents, teachers, staff and adults are invited to the Media Center 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. to see the art show and bid on work in the silent auction. Check-in at the front office before going to the Media Center.