Notables: May 25

May 21, 2014 

Eagle Scout

Christian Daylon Price was awarded the Boy Scout Eagle rank by Boy Scout Troop 347 Saturday, May 10. Christian, age 19, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd D. Price, III of Wendell, and is a graduate of Saint Thomas Moore Academy in Raleigh. For his Eagle project Price designed, planned and provided leadership for the building and installation of a split rail fence to divide the playground from the parking lot at Harper Park in Knightdale. Price’s Eagle ceremony closed with a benediction given by Howard E. Harrelson, Jr., Price’s grandfather and longtime scout leader in Garner. The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouting.

Ray Kroc Scholarship

Garner McDonald’s employees Colin Hughes, Jessiqua Pryor, Gregory Stewart, Christina Phillips and Connell Wilson have been awarded with $1,000 Ray Kroc Youth Achievement Award scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to McDonald’s employees who are furthering their secondary education and have made significant contributions to their communities and achieved academic success.

Feed the Bin

North Garner Middle recently won awards for most paper recycled and most paper recycled per student from the Feed the Bin program. The program offers students and teachers a hands-on approach to learning about the importance of recycling. Feed the Bin is currently placed in 168 Wake County public schools and nine charter schools and has recycled more than 12 million pounds of paper since its inception in 2004. Other award-winning schools include Holly Springs High, West Millbrook Middle, West Lake Elementary, Partnership Elementary, Mills Park Elementary, Poe Elementary, Daniels Middle, PreEminent Charter and Mt. Vernon/Bridges.

Legall named Science Scholar

Noah Austin Legall of Cleveland High School has been named a 2014 UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor’s Science Scholar. The Chancellor’s Science Scholar program is dedicated to expanding and diversifying America’s scientific and engineering workforce and includes a $10,000 merit scholarship per academic year.

Scholars are a part of a program that provides academic advising, assistance with internship and graduate school applications, research opportunities and other support necessary to ensure success at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Chiles earns WFU scholarship

Andre M. Chiles has been awarded the Poteat Scholarship and the Wake Forest Scholar Scholarship at Wake Forest University. The son of Anthony and Jerrie D. Chiles of Clayton, he will graduate next month from Garner High School.

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