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A.L. Brown High

Scholarship winner: Kelsie Gibson received a scholarship from the Central Carolina Association of Realtors based on academic excellence, community involvement and/or need.

J.M. Robinson High

Volleyball coach announced: Rose Cummings was named head coach to the school's volleyball team. She has seven years of coaching experience as club head coach for the Carolina Storm Volleyball Club and junior varsity head coach at Concord High.

Volleyball camp: 9 a.m.-noon June 27-29.

Volleyball summer workouts: Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Tryouts for high school volleyball are Aug. 1-3. A team camp is scheduled for Aug. 8-10, with the first conference game Aug. 24. Details about the team or schedules visit

Tennis camp: Tennis camps for middle and high school students will be held at Jay M Robinson from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the dates listed below. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Dates are June 27-July 1; July 11-15 and July 25-29.

Concord High

Scholarship recipient: Ellie Cochran received the William Poteat Scholarship at Wake Forest University.

Hickory Ridge High

Community garden: Students and parents who are interested in working the community vegetable garden can sign up for a time at Volunteers can take home some of the harvested produce. Details: Abby Carriker at

Mount Pleasant High

Summer schedule: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday -Thursday. Offices are closed Fridays. For student enrollment, call ahead for details on enrollment and to set up an appointment. 704-436-9321.

Northwest Cabarrus

Schedule change requests: Deadline for schedule change requests is July 21. After the deadline, changes will only be made for administrative reasons. Requests can be handled by telephone or email. A counselor will be available on the following dates: July 18-21. To speak with a counselor call 704-723-4113 or email your request to before July 21.