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Blood donors

Scholarship opportunity: Students who give blood in one of Community Blood Center of the Carolinas' four area donor centers - Charlotte, Gastonia, Monroe and Concord (which opened July 5) - in July will have the opportunity to earn a $500 scholarship. Student names will be entered into a raffle once for every successful donation they bring to a CBCC donor center. Any recruited donors must come into a CBCC donor center in July in order for it to count toward their total. Students are encouraged to recruit friends, relatives, neighbors and co-workers to enhance their chances of winning. Details: 704-972-4709;

Charlotte Christian

New director: Theresa Kasay became Charlotte Christian School's new director of academics July 1. Kasay is responsible for curriculum development and implementation for junior kindergarten through 12th grade. She earned a bachelor's degree degree in early childhood education from the University of Georgia and two master's degrees from UNC Charlotte. Most recently she has served as the assistant principal of instruction at Bethel Elementary School in Cabarrus County.