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North Carolina State

Scholarship: Carly Swanson, a rising junior, received a $1,500 scholarship from the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University. Swanson is an ambassador for the College of Natural Resources and enrolled in the Scholars Program. She is majoring in sports management and journalism. She is the daughter of Gary and Geri Swanson of Concord.

Mt. Pleasant High

Leader seminar: Kelly Swanson attended the North Carolina West site of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar presented by the Raleigh Jaycees. Kelly is a rising junior at Mount Pleasant High School and a member of the Cabarrus Youth Council. She is the daughter of Gary and Geri Swanson of Concord.

Concord High

Open House: Open house, 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 19. The first day of school is Aug. 25.

"Spider for a Day": 8:30-10:30 a.m. Aug. 20. Freshmen can meet with teachers and walk through schedules.

Central Cabarrus High

Freshmen orientation: Orientation is 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 19.Questions? E-mail Shanna Turner-Meehan, at

Back-to-school health clinic

Health and safety day: Cabarrus Family Medicine, at 270 Copperfield Blvd., Health and Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14.