Notables, Jan. 15

January 10, 2014 

• Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill senior Harrison Czajkowski has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle project, he created a picnic area on 30 acres owned by the American Legion Post 6 in Chapel Hill, including building four outdoor picnic tables. Czajkowski wanted to show his gratitude to the American Legion for opening its doors to the Boy Scouts after the location where Troop 505 had been meeting evicted the troop over a disagreement with Boy Scout policy. He is the son of Chapel Hill Town Council member Matt Czejkowski and Jill Hawkins Czajkowski.

• East Chapel Hill High student Jessica Nolting recently served as a page for the N.C. House of Representatives. She is the daughter of Mark and Mavis Nolting of Chapel Hill and was sponsored by Representative Verla Insko (D-Orange).

• North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP) Chair Randy Voller and former Chatham County School Superintendent Robert Logan were recently recognized with the 2013 Humanitarian of the Year awards from the West Chatham County Chapter of the NAACP.

• Hillsborough Wastewater Treatment Plant superintendent Jeff Mahagan was presented the 2013 William D. Hatfield Award for outstanding performance and professionalism. He received the award Nov. 12 during the 2013 conference of the N.C. American Water Works Association and the N.C. Water Environment Association in Concord. The award recognizes a wastewater treatment plant operator who does an outstanding job in performing duties as well as demonstrating professionalism.

•  Matson Conrad and Lily Tidwell, both of Chapel Hill, have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Advent 2013 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Conrad is the child of Margaret and Clayton Reid Conrad. Tidwell is the child of Sheri L. Castle and Leonard D. Tidwell, II.

•  Deborah L. Taylor has received the Service Award for 30 years of service to N.C. Cooperative Extension and to the state of N.C. Taylor is a family and consumer sciences extension agent with the Orange County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension. She was honored at the Cooperative Extension state conference in Raleigh.

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