NAACP awards scholarships
The Johnston County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has awarded scholarships to six graduating high school seniors. They are Destiny Sanders and Tamerick Barbour, Clayton High School; Kameron McDougald, Princeton High; Tayler Dorsey, Corinth Holders High; and Iman Billingsley and Samantha Gibson, Johnston County Middle College.
Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members
The Johnston Community College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society, has inducted the following students: Sharon Goddard of Selma, Robert Henningham of Four Oaks, Robyn Bell of Pine Level, Shenan Higgins of Benson, Marianne Rapp of Smithfield, Maria Aleman of Smithfield, Michelle Atkins of Smithfield, Mario Hobbs of Selma, Hollie Vanderlei of Willow Spring, Jensine Cochran of Smithfield, Kristen Barbour of Selma, Bryan Brafford of Kenly, Kristina Johnson of Benson, Shanita George of Smithfield, Holly Priest of Smithfield, David Parrish of Selma, Derek Bailey of Princeton, Lori May of Princeton, Steve Barefoot of Four Oaks, Jorene Mathias of Selma, Shane Henderson of Smithfield, Amanda Jackson of Four Oaks, Amber Parker of Smithfield, Peter Derasmo of Smithfield, Leticia Holman-Reynoso of Angier, Lawrence Bowyer of Selma, Theresa Scott of Smithfield, Jameka Price of Selma, Katelyn Giammo of Angier, Curtis Brundidge of Angier, Dorrie Johnson of Four Oaks, Kayla Messer of Four Oaks, Erin Tremblay of Smithfield, Amber Trimpe of Benson, Leigh Blevins of Four Oaks, Heather Mills of Smithfield and Dawnyetta McMillan of Benson.
To be eligible, students must have a grade-point average of 3.5 or better.
Rising star at Clayton High
A Clayton High School student and musical production were among the nominees for this year’s Triangle Rising Star Awards, which were presented June 2 at the Durham Performing Arts Center.
Kevin Thorne was among the Best Actor nominees. The school’s production of “Honk the Musical” was a nominee for Best Musical.
Wake Tech announces spring honors
Wake Technical Community College has announced its President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. Students must maintain a grade point average of 4.0 for the President’s List and a 3.5 for the Dean’s List. The students are as follows:
The following were named to the President’s List with grade-point averages of 4.0: Karnal Fathy Bebawy, Shannon Nicole Brunson, Lindsey Megan Chin, Jennifer Chu, Micaehl Adam Dubinksy, Lester Earl Ewing, Victoria Abiola Faminigba, Michael Felland, Kera Renee Hafshejani, Lisa Michelle Hewett, Jessica Hollando, Heinz Menguser, Katherine Rose Patterson and Rebecca Diane Petty, all of Clayton; and Colleen Marie Mohsinger of Smithfield.
The following were named to the Dean’s List with averages of 3.5 or better: Sara Escalante, Timothy Bryant Hobson, William David Michetti, Irvin Leroy Miller, John Charles Seifert Macy Lauren Stancil, all of Benson; Leigh Ann Allan, William Henry Archer, Vivian Daniela Benzo, Joshua Thomas Bley, Edward Courtney Burgess, Marko Antonio Evans, Salina Arielle Felder, John Mark Harmeling, Brandon Scott Lee, Samuel Dashaun Middleton, Alexander Opubo Owiriwo, Ethan Hill Patton, Matthew Thomas Reid, Terresa Proctor Sanders, Jennifer Lynn Starr, Ryan Anthony Stermer, Brianna Lee Vann, Alexander Stephen Vaughn, Tamara Williams Washington, Timothy Michael Williams, Gregory Bryon Willoughby and Gabriella Faye Woodson, all of Clayton; Joyce Ann Bosse, Pamela P. Kurzawa and Dana Cody Strickland, all of Four Oaks; Paul Jeffery Michaloski and Catherine Allison Wright, both of Selma; and Mark Alfred Kingsley and David Paul Richardson, both of Smithfield.
Four former Clayton High School students have graduated from the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. They are Kristen Dawn Bagley, Brandon Duke Dyer, Shaza Ihab Gaballah and Michael Lynn Mallory.