Kudos — week of Aug. 1, 2013

Posted On 01 Aug 2013
Lindsey Kunz

Lindsey Kunz

Congrats, grads!

•Caroline Walters of Raleigh graduated from Lake Forest College with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature.
•The following students graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill:
Paige Rollins of Franklinton;
Jacquelynn Berton, Allison Blackburn, Jessica Barker, Molly Sutherland, all of Louisburg;
Kayla McCommons of Rolesville;
Evgeny Garnovsky, Austin Shaw, Rachel Cole, Amanda Shaw, Kelsey Furr, Kiley Pontrelli, Amanda Hawkins, Jannine Humphrey, Clayton Allen, Sarah Lineberry, John Taylor, Brittany Williams, Patrick Almquist, Michael Rompero-Cartier, Elizabeth Wall, Melissa Tolentino, Jacob Gann, Jesse Avellaneda, Kortney Mayo, Jasmine White, Emily Perry, Preston Burnett, Gergana Dimitrova and Polina Twiss, all of Wake Forest.

Scholarships awarded

•Lindsey Kunz of Wake Forest was awarded a $500 Vinson Orthodontics scholarship for academic achievement and participation in community and school activities.

Milton Brannan and Jessica Alston

Milton Brannan and Jessica Alston

•Milton Yates Brannan and Jessica Lee Alston, both of Bunn High, were awarded $500 scholarships by the Pilot Lions Club.

Whiz kids honored

•Mark D. Edwards of Wake Forest, Samantha J. Rowe of Youngsville and Taylor S. Hunter and Taylor K. Gordon both of Raleigh were named to the dean’s list at Virginia Tech for the spring semester.
•Aakash Gihwala of Wake Forest and Chelsea Fuller, Kyle Manweiler and Yash Mehta, all of Raleigh were named to the dean’s list at Georgia Tech for the spring semester.
•Caroline Hostetley of Wake Forest was named to the dean’s list at Morrisville State College for the spring semester.
•The following students were named to the dean’s list at UNC-Chapel Hill for the spring semester:
Jacquelynn Berton and Justin Wolz, both of Louisburg;
Rukahyat Ademola, Risikat Ademola, Kayla McCommons, Zachary Padgett and Erin Walter, all of Rolesville.
Alicia Demarco, Michael Ropero-Cartier, Maggie Zebrine, Dustin Burleson, Vincenzo Casbarro, Kathleen Canny, Benjamin Chau, Rachel Cole, Gergana Dimitrova, Renee Ducatte, Shannon Ervin, Anthony Hamilton, Amanda Hawkins, Shannon Icenhour, Colin Johnson, Brian Kistner, Lauren Kostenberger, Alison Lee, Sarah Lineberry, Alexis Nanni, Tara Nattress, Jordan Scarboro, Dana Schwarz, Hillary Stroud, Samantha Tulenko, Chelsea Tushar, Melissa Tolentino, Elisabeth Ulrich, Taylor Walker, Burton, Westermeier, Jasmine White and Stephanie Sacks, all of Wake Forest.

Chase Edmunds

Chase Edmunds

Edmunds attends national conference

Chase Edmunds, N.C. governor for youth and government, recently attended the national affairs conference in Black Mountain. The annual conference is held July 4 for students active in youth government.
Edmunds led a delegation of 25 students and drafted and introduced legislation to student government committees.
Edmunds is a rising senior at North Raleigh Christian Academy.