Aron Gabriel has been selected as principal of the year for the Iredell/Statesville school district.
Gabriel is principal at Springs Academy in Barium Springs. He is a 1992 graduate of Bandys High School and graduate of Montreat College in Montreat. He is working on his doctorate at Western Carolina.
North Mecklenburg High School will host its 30th annual barbecue fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 11201 Old Statesville Road. Drive through will be open until 9 p.m. Dine-in will be available in the school cafeteria from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $8, includes choice of a plate or 12-ounce bulk package, which makes about four sandwiches.
Lunch delivery to local businesses (between Interstate 77 exits 18 and 30) is also available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for orders of 10 or more placed before Oct.10. To order: Louise Norton 704-408-0733.
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Huntersville Elementary news and events:
The school was recently named a Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings.
Box Top Contest : Oct 2-17. Last year, Huntersville raised more than $2,300.
Scholastic Book Fair: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16-22. To volunteer: Tina Caldwell 704-895-9982 or Talina Bath 704-998-8224.