Congratulations to Quinn Barnette! Quinn is one of fifteen seniors to receive UNC Charlotte's prestigious Levine Scholarship. This merit scholarship includes full tuition, room and board, a grant to implement a service project, and study abroad experiences.
Congratulations to Madeline Killen! Madeline was named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. She is among 16,000 top high school seniors (and the only one from Gaston County Schools) across the country selected to advance in the 59th annual scholarship competition worth $35 million.
Congratulations to Kati Scruggs! Kati has been named as a recipient for NC State University's Park Scholarship. This is a four-year scholarship awarded on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service and character. Kati will receive tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel and personal expenses, and a computer stipend.
Congratulations to Nadean Coufal! Nadean is the 2014 winner of the Belmont Optimist Club's second annual essay contest. The "How Dreams Lead to Success" contest will allow Nadean to advance to the district level where she will compete for a $2,500 scholarship. Thomas Matthew and Kayla Booth were named as runners-up.