Published: Mar 14, 2007 06:06 AM
Modified: Mar 14, 2007 06:06 AM
- Three students from Chapel Hill have been selected as Parks Scholars for fall 2007. Chosen were Anahid Anousheh Behrouzi, daughter of Kouroush Behrouzi and Farimah Anoushiravani; Alexander McLain Grubbs, son of Sandy and Andy Grubbs; and Grace Kim, daughter of Taehwan and Eunah Kim. The scholarships are valued at $59,000. Winners were selected from more than 1,000 applicants. The scholarships pay expenses for four years of study at N.C. State.
- Jeffrey W. Fanfani, son of Marsha and Ned Fanfani of Chapel Hill, completed U.S. Army Infantry Combat Training and U.S. Army Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga., in December. Jeff is a 2005 graduate of Chapel Hill High School and has been assigned to the First Company, 502 Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
- Chelsea Guild, a junior at Chapel Hill High School, was crowned Teen Miss in the Little Miss/Outstanding Teen Preliminary Pageant held in Erwin-Harnett County. In July, Chelsea will head to Hickory to compete for a state title.
- Jeffrey Wiseman of Chapel Hill has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. To be named to the list, a student must achieve a 3.4 grade-point average or better during the semester.
- Amy Nicole Fyle of Carrboro has begun work on her first service project of the year with the National Civilian Community Corps, an AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps NCCC is a residential national service program created to assist with disaster relief, improve the environment, enhance education, increase public safety, and address unmet human needs.As a corps member, Fyle will be responsible for completing a series of six- to eight-week-long service projects as part of a 10- to 12-person team. Her first service project will end in mid-April, at which time she will change locations and begin a new project.
- Fyle attended Chapel Hill High, from which she graduated in 2006. Her parents are Linda and Charles Fyle.
- Dr. Marschall S. Runge, professor and chair of the department of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and president of UNC Physicians, is the new editor of the cardiology section of eMedicine.Launched in 1996, eMedicine is an online clinical knowledge database available to physicians and other healthcare professionals. Nearly 10,000 physician authors and editors contribute to the eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base, which contains articles on 7,000 diseases and disorders. The evidence-based content, updated regularly, provides the latest practice guidelines in 59 medical specialties.
- Sara Devota Swartzwelder received both dean's list and college scholar honors at Middlebury College for the fall semester of 2006. In order to receive these dual honors, a student must have a grade-point average of at least 3.6, with no grade below B, and take a full course load. She is the daughter of Elizabeth and Scott Swartzwelder of Chapel Hill.
- Arnav Tripathy is among 81 high school students from across the nation to win Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement in science and math courses. Tripathy, a student at East Chapel Hill High School, will receive a $2,000 college scholarship from the Siemens Foundation.
- Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Robin L. Perry has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During six weeks of training, Perry studied the Air Force mission, organization and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.Perry is the daughter of Varhonda Perry and the niece of Collene Rogers, both of Chapel Hill. She is a 2006 graduate of the PACE Academy in Chapel Hill.
- Stephanie C. Freese of Pittsboro has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. She is the daughter of Robert and Pamela Freese and attended East Chapel Hill High School. To make the list, a student must achieve a grade-point average in the top 30 percent of her class.
- Diane Tyndall of Chapel Hill has been inducted into the National Honor Society chapter at St. Mary's School in Raleigh. She is the daughter of Kathy and Don Tyndall. To be named to the chapter, a student must have a cumulative unweighted grade-point average of 3.75 or higher.
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