Notables: Oct. 13

October 11, 2013 

•  Anthony Carey, a 20-year hospitality industry veteran, has been appointed the new chairman of the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau board, while Laura Hayes Morgan, director of university events at UNC, will serve as vice chair. Carey represents Orange County hotels, while Morgan represents the university.

•  Sofia Kennedy, a sophomore art and design major, was awarded the Peter’s Valley Craft Education Center Summer Workshop Scholarship at the Alfred University Spring 2013 Honors Convocation. Peter’s Valley of Layton, N.J., offers one full and three partial tuition scholarships to students studying ceramics at Alfred University. These awards are offered to outstanding sophomores or juniors. Kennedy is the daughter of Jim and Sara Kennedy of Carrboro and is a graduate of Chapel Hill High School.

•  Anna Tsui, a senior at Chapel Hill High School, has been selected as one of six high school students across the country to serve on the 2013-2014 National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Youth Advisory Board. Members of the board will meet in Charlotte to participate in the National Youth Leadership Institute where they are trained as presenters and spokespersons for the national organization.

•  Laura Noble of The Noble Law Firm in Chapel Hill has been named in the Order of Service for the NC Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) for 2013. Members of the NCAJ Order of Service promote individual rights and protect the safety of North Carolina’s families in the workplace, in the home, and in the environment. They represent those injured by the wrongdoing of others, workers, the disabled, those with family problems, consumers, those in debt and those accused of crime.

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