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SPCC awards nearly $60,000 in scholarships

SPCC awards nearly $60,000 in scholarships

MONROE – South Piedmont Community College awarded $56,323 in scholarships last week to a number of students. During a Monday, April 30, luncheon at the Old Charlotte Highway campus, students and… Read more »

Early College students raising money for Peruvian children

Early College students raising money for Peruvian children

MONROE – Union County Early College students have taken up the challenge of photojournalist Neale Bayly to help abandoned children of Peru. Bayly spoke to the students last month about… Read more »

Career Cruiser visits Union Academy

Career Cruiser visits Union Academy

MONROE – South Piedmont Community College’s Career Cruiser, a mobile learning center, visited Union Academy’s upper campus on Friday, April 20, with representatives from the college’s associate degree nursing, medical… Read more »

Third-graders represent Marvin Elementary at state competition

Third-graders represent Marvin Elementary at state competition

MARVIN – A group of seven third-graders were the first kids from Marvin Elementary to ever represent the school at the state Odyssey of the Mind competition last month. The… Read more »

Union Academy brings ‘Annie Jr.’ to stage

Union Academy brings ‘Annie Jr.’ to stage

MONROE – Get ready to follow the adventures of “little orphan Annie” as Union Academy puts on two performances of “Annie Jr.” this weekend. The play, appropriate for all ages,… Read more »

Deputy Kennedy named School Resource Officer of the Year

Deputy Kennedy named School Resource Officer of the Year

BUFORD – Deputy Jim Kennedy, the school resource officer at Parkwood High School, was recently named the Union County Public School 2012 School Resource Officer of the Year. Six officers… Read more »

Parkwood High student gets perfect ACT score

Parkwood High student gets perfect ACT score

John Rorie, a 16-year-old junior at Parkwood High School recently scored a perfect 36 on the American College Test (ACT). “This is something that doesn’t happen every day,” said Union… Read more »

Honor Roll: Shiloh Elementary

Honor Roll: Shiloh Elementary

A Honor Roll Third Grade Leo Barber, Jordan Barrows, Austin Brown, Hayley Cubero, Kathryn Davis and Morgan Lovelace. Fourth Grade Corey Avant, Brendan Barrows, Kaitlyn Brantley, Chloe Dunn, Anna Claire… Read more »

Honor Roll: Weddington High

Honor Roll: Weddington High

A Honor Roll Ninth Grade Brianna Abelli, Arik Adams, Carol Alcantar, Robert Batchelor, Dominique Bellardini, Aileen Benedict, Alexander Bonar, Lindsey Bowers, Matthew Bowman, Cheyenne Brown, Connor Brown, David Burns, Stephanie… Read more »

Crane excels at SPCC

Crane excels at SPCC

by Eren Tataragasi MONROE – When Leyna Crane of Indian Trail graduates in May, she will graduate from high school and college. Crane is one of 44 students who will… Read more »