• Robert L. Logan, superintendent of Chatham County Schools, was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award during an Opening Employee Convocation held Thursday, Aug. 22. The award is one of the highest awards presented by the governor, and is given to those with a proven record of service to the state.
• Girl Scout Troop 1714 of Chapel Hill has received the Bronze Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. The troop built owl boxes for CLAWS, a nonprofit that rescues wild and exotic animals. The members of Troop 1714 are: Jentry Allen, Darcy Boast, Emma Brown, Grace Eberts, Gavi Fischer, Gracie Graves, Megan Higgins, Bridget Kelly, Rosie Maloney, Jolan Motyka, Daisy Mozgala, Annika Narbut, Elizabeth Prytherch and Alexandra Weaver.
• Dr. April Edwards, first year resident at UNC, has been awarded a scholarship honoring Dr. Charles A. Sanders, chairman emeritus at Project HOPE and former CEO of Glaxo. Through the scholarship, she will confront the diverse health care challenges of India and the Dominican Republic.
Edwards, a specialist in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, has worked as a certified HIV counselor at UNC’s student-operated health clinic and has public health experience in Spain and Kenya. She will work at HOPE’s maternal and child health clinic in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
• Kirsten M. Fritz and Monika N. Lallinger, both of Chapel Hill, graduated from Tulane University on May 18.
Fritz graduated from the A.B. Freeman School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in management.
Lallinger graduated from the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts with a bachelor of arts degree.
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