Students graduate from DARE program

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department recently graduated local students from the DARE program. The following students won DARE Essay Awards: Richland Creek Elementary: Nyiah Maldonado, Jenicka Vargas, Mya Thrower and Isaiah Sexton, all of Kristen Fitzpatrick’s class....

Kudos — week of July 4, 2013

Look who’s off to college •Kathrine Streit of Wake Forest has been accepted to the freshman class at Bob Jones University. She plans to major in apparel, textiles and design. •Christopher Jones of Raleigh and Klaressa Deinhammer and Houston Bagley both of Wake Forest have been...
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Students named future agriculture leaders

RALEIGH — North Carolina Farm Bureau President Larry Wooten, right, congratulates Wake County students, back from left, Bethany Tant of Wendell, Joe Ogburn of Fuquay Varina, Emma Sims of Wakefield, Brianna Tyson of Garner, Trinity Edelen of Wakefield, front, Jordi Wright of...

School Briefs — week of July 4, 2013

To include information in the School Briefs, e-mail schools@wakeweekly.com or fax news to 919-556-2233. -Elementary school news- Wake Forest Elementary: •Parents are invited to join the PTA at wfepta.org/join-pta. Wakefield Elementary: •Regular updates are available at...

We, the people

In 1973, two newcomers to Wake Forest, Mrs. Jafar Ali and Mrs. Leon Stenzel, decided it was time for locals to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day with community activities, a parade and fireworks. The two women, both from up North, were channeling celebrations from their own...