Published: Feb 14, 2007 06:52 AM
Modified: Feb 14, 2007 06:52 AM
- The National Sheriff's Association recently recognized Capt. Mike Roberson of the Chatham County Sheriff's Office for completing the First/Second Jail Supervisor's Training Program. The goal of the program is to enhance leadership skills and knowledge in the area of detention and the housing of inmates.Roberson passed 27 chapter tests and a final exam to complete the course.
- Pete Kiehart of Chapel Hill, a junior at Duke University, was named student photographer of the year by the N.C. Press Photographers Association on Sunday. Kiehart also won third place in the Spot News category. He is a graduate of Carolina Friends School in Durham.The N.C. Press Photographer's Association holds a "Photos of the Year" competition annually to honor exceptional photojournalism in the state. Winning images may be viewed at www.ncppaonline.org
- Amanda Boswell of Carrboro received a bachelor's degree in food science and technology from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., during commencement ceremonies in December.
- Kimberly Diane Barto and Marian Florence Sadler, both of Carrboro, have been named to the chancellor's list for the fall semester at UNC-Asheville. To make the list, a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 4.0.
- Shreya Prasad of Chapel Hill has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Duke University. To make the list, a student must rank in the top third of her college.
- Adam Forrest Cayton, Sara Bierman Champagne and Eugene Xinyl Pua, all of Carrboro, have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at UNC-Asheville. To make the list a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99.
- Matthew Janeway of Chapel Hill received a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech during commencement ceremonies in December in Blacksburg, Va.
- Katherine Rock of Chapel Hill was named to the dean's list at Duke University for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Sue and Peter Rock and is a graduate of East Chapel Hill High School. To make the list, a student must rank in the top third of her college
- Kristin E. Parker of Chapel Hill has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Ind. She is the daughter of David and Regina Parker. To make the list, a student must be enrolled in 12 semester hours and achieve a 3.5 grade-point average.
- Emily J. Wipper of Carrboro is participating in the St. Lawrence University International Study Program for the spring semester. She is studying in Trinidad and is a graduate of Chapel Hill High School.
- Aileen Liu of Chapel Hill was named to the dean's list at Duke University for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Zhi Liu and Ning Li and is a graduate of Chapel Hill High School. To make the list, a student must rank in the top third of her college.
- Gregory Herman-Giddens has been voted a member of the 2007 "Legal Elite" in tax and estate planning in the January issue of Business North Carolina. He is with TrustCounsel, a Chapel Hill law firm.
- The following Chapel Hill residents have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at UNC-Asheville: Kylie Christine Black, Hannah Elizabeth Bohlen, Jennie Rose Burrowes, Lauren Elizabeth Chandler, Kasey Anne Christian, Elizabeth Colton Duncan, Shoshana Fried, Cynthia Ruth Furr, Emily Elizabeth Griffin, Aja Kalila Hamden, David Alexander Hance, Mary Morgana Heady, Samuel Clifton Hunt, James Bernard Karpinos, Daniel Alexander Kostin, Daniel James Lucas, Ashley Brooks Lutterloh, Sabrina Kaia Morris, Michael William Patterson, Lydia Christine Roberts, Amy Elizabeth Saunders and Peter Trent Williams. To make the list a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99.
- Five seniors from Chapel Hill High School will participate in the Greensboro Youth Council 2007 High IQ Bowl tournament on Saturday. They are Caroline Maness, daughter of Bonnie Bevan and Frank Maness; Brian Judge, son of Susan Rakley and Kevin Judge; James Kylstra, son of Etta Pisano and Jan Kylstra; Eva Archer, daughter of Trevor and Janet Archer; and Anton Lebedev, son of Mikhail Lebedev and Olga Lebedeva. The coach is Ken Stewart.
- Thirty high schools from across North Carolina and Virginia will compete in the tournament.
- William S. Byrd of Hillsborough was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. He is a freshman majoring in university studies. To qualify for the list, a student must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade-point average during the semester.
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