Award winners: Mallard Creek High School student Sara Wilcox last week won a top-10 award in a DECA international competition. Four others were recognized as overall finalists: Trevor Cockerham and Kelsey Manning, marketing communications team; Allison Gartland, principles of marketing; and Will Henriques, international business plan.
Safe-sitter course: Children ages 11-13 can learn baby-sitting as a business and baby-sitting ethics, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Prosperity Park Clubhouse, 5710 Fairvista Drive. Bring a bag lunch and drink. $40. Details: 704-948-5475.
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Advanced degrees: Learn about the application and admissions process for master's degree and doctoral programs at UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd. The free event will take place 4-5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 113 of the Fretwell Building. Details: graduateschool.uncc.edu or contact Maryanne Maree-Sams, 704-687-7243 or email@example.com.
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