Grier Middle School recognized 50 students who qualified to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.
Honorees from Grier were: Damola Ajao, Samantha Barron, Georgia Belk, Justine Bido, Christian Bradley, Tucker Bridges, Jacob Buchanan, Bailey Bullock, Catherine Bynum, Kristen Caddick, Austin Cloninger, Emily Crowder, Bill Dang, Sierra Davis, Sam Deason, Brian Delehanty, Brittany Erwin, Carson Fletcher, Kelly Fort, Rachel Gibson, Benjamin Hinton II, Shelby Howell, Chandler Kay, Claire Lemke, Berri Locklear, Makayla Lund, Nathaniel Lunsford, Joshua Mathews, Sharon Nelson, Washington Nguyen, Vandal Novacek, Adam Miranda, Caleb Muse, Austin Pappas, Roshni Patel, Sonali Patel, Luke Pauley, Sarah Pazyk, Conrad Pogorzelski, Jacob Rhodes, Kaitlyn Rose, Grant Shuler, Cassie Silverman, Peyton Stamey, Annie Stiles, Julius Vazquez, Abigail Woodward, Kyle White, April Wigington and Jeffrey Zhang.
Tiara Adams was crowned the 2008 Hunter Huss High School Homecoming Queen on Oct. 10. Kara Simpson was named maid of honor.
The senior class votes in the annual competition. Other nominees were Brittany Carter, Reshea Mackey, Tess McDaniel, Summer Seigler, Jessica Spencer and Stephanie Villa.
The Forestview High School PTA dedicated the school's Walkway of Fame on Oct. 10.
The walkway honors donors and businesses that have collectively contributed about $2 million toward construction of Forestview's athletic facilities.
Beth Byrd of Iron Station Elementary won the 2008 Lincoln County Schools Bus Roadeo. Twenty-seven bus drivers completed a course with seven obstacles.
Ronnie Ritchie of North Brook Elementary finished second, followed by Ginger Wilkinson of Lincolnton High in third.
Byrd and Ritchie will advance to the District Roadeo, to be held this spring in Asheville.
The Gaston County Museum of Art & History in Dallas will present “History Lives: Home School Living History Day” from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday.
The interactive day for home school groups will include stations with blacksmithing and woodworking, tours of a Carolinas textile exhibit and a look at the Lewis Hine exhibit that explores child labor through artifacts and photographs.
Cost is $3 per child. Activities are for ages 5 and older.
To register, contact Jeff Pruett at 704-922-7681, ext. 105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.