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Compiled by Christie Decker Frazier, Tracy Yochum

Bandys High

Horse Bowl: A team of Catawba County 4-Hers won top awards at the state Horse Bowl and Hippology contest at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, N.C. The team advanced to the recent state contest after winning the regional contest held early in the year. Harlie Cope, a student at Bandys High School, also won the third place senior individual award. Cope will be part of the North Carolina Horse Bowl team that will represent the state at the Southern Regional Horse Bowl Contest in August.

Awards Night: May31.

Graduation: 2p.m. June11.

Lake Norman High School

Freshman Camp: 8:30 a.m.-3:30p.m. Aug.11.

NF Woods

Graduation Day: June11.

South Iredell High

Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame: The South Iredell Athletic Booster Club is accepting nominations for the Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame. Anyone can nominate a coach, athlete, alumni or contributor who has made significant contributions to the athletic program. Criteria and nominations available on school's website. Deadline is June1. The inductees will be honored in August at the first football game of South Iredell football season. Details: Tammy Paxton, 704-508-0224.

East Mooresville Intermediate

Drama Club: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" 2p.m. June4; $3 for advanced purchase, and $5 at the door. Or 6p.m. June6; $6 for advanced purchase, and $8 at the door. Details: 704-658-2700. 1711 Landis Highway, Mooresville.

Mill Creek Middle

Sports physicals: Carolina Orthopaedics Specialists are offering pre-participation sports physicals for all athletes 6:30 p.m. May 31 in the Bandys High cafeteria. $15, cash only. Parents must sign the physical form.

Rocky River Elementary

"U Rock" Award: In April, Donna Mayes received the "U Rock" Award.

Davidson Day

Art competition winner: Eighth-grader Hanna Goyette received honorable mention in the second annual Southern Teachers Agency Student Art Contest. Goyette competed among 400 submissions from almost 100 schools. Her work is one of 12 winning pieces that will be displayed in a calendar for the Southern Teachers Agency.

Mountain State University

Leadership seminar series: "Leading Others and Connecting through Communication" is the focus for the Mooresville campus' upcoming leadership seminar 2-3:30 p.m. May 25. 517 Alcove Road, Mooresville. The event will be led by Susan Rucker, the lead leadership faculty member at the Mooresville campus. The second installment of the series will highlight the process of valuing and engaging others, building connections and teams and skillful communication. "Leading for Results with Resource Acumen," is scheduled for 8:30-10:30 a.m. July 20. The series is free, but the university requests that attendees register online at