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Morehead Scholars named

Five high school seniors from Mecklenburg County and one each from Cabarrus, Catawba, Lincoln and Stanly counties are among 59 new Morehead-Cain Scholars from across the world who will enter UNC-Chapel Hill this fall.

The scholarship covers all expenses for four years of undergraduate study at UNC-Chapel Hill and enrichment experiences each summer. Recipients are chosen solely on the basis of merit and accomplishment.

Thirty-four scholars in the class of 2019 are from North Carolina, including:

▪  From Cabarrus County, Sophia McFarlane, a senior at Central Cabarrus High School in Concord who is the daughter of Barrington McFarlane and Lorraine Warner.

▪  From Catawba County, Jacob Schmidt, a senior at Fred T. Foard High School in Newton who is the son of Darren and Kelli Schmidt.

▪  From Lincoln County, Danielle Fowler, a senior at Lincoln Charter School in Denver who is the daughter of Mark and Dana Fowler of Vale.

▪  From Mecklenburg County, John Amoroso, a senior at Cannon School in Concord who is the son of Gregory and Michele Amoroso of Charlotte; Ana Guerrero, a senior at Harding University High School in Charlotte who is the daughter of Gaston Guerrero and Santa De Lerma; Clare MacDonald, a senior at Woodlawn School in Mooresville who is the daughter of David and Janet MacDonald of Huntersville; Sebastian Nabatoff, a senior at Charlotte Latin School who is the son of Larry Nabatoff and Kelly Katterhagen; and Mary Selzer, a senior at Christ the King Catholic High School in Huntersville who is the daughter of Stuart and Jenifer Selzer.

▪ From Stanly County, Regan Johnson, a senior at West Stanly High School in Oakboro who is the daughter of Charles and Carolyn Johnson of Stanfield.

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