School news: Cabarrus

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Compiled by Gina Smith

Bethel Elementary

Kindergarten Camp: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 19 or 20. Parents will receive a postcard with their assigned date. Students will get to meet teachers and classmates and receive kindergarten assessments. Each student should bring a lunch and a drink. Lunches cannot be refrigerated or heated.

Cox Mill Elementary

PTO board meeting: The PTO board will meet 9:15-10:15 a.m. Aug. 18 in the conference room.

Harrisburg Elementary

PTA meeting: The PTA will hold a general assembly meeting and ice cream social 6-6:30 p.m. Aug. 28. The business meeting will begin 6:30 p.m.

Early College High

Parent meeting: The 12th-grade parent meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 in Room 2224 on the second floor. Parents will receive information about the upcoming school year.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Business awards: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College business student Letitia Dennis-Boger placed first in the nation in Management Concepts and also in Organizational Behavior and Leadership at business competitions during the national conference of Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda held recently in Chicago. Students Katelyn Collier, Pam Grubb, Angela Lore, David Lore and Tricia Douglas competed as well and placed as follows: Angela Lore – third place in Computer Applications; David Lore – fifth in Computer Concepts, seventh in Microeconomics; Douglas – eighth in Entrepreneurship Concepts. Students attending from RCCC are members of the school’s Phi Beta Lambda organization. David Lore is the president of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Phi Beta Lambda chapter. Angela Lore serves as secretary of the local chapter and will be the North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda secretary for the 2015-16 academic year. Collier will serve as the 2015-16 Rowan-Cabarrus chapter president. More than 1,600 college and university students from across the nation attended the conference. In addition to the competitions, students attended educational workshops, visited informational exhibits and attended motivational keynotes on a range of business topics.