Awards and Honors for June 17
by Staff Writer
• Stephanie Anne Schauder has received the Chambers Scholarship as an incoming student at Davidson College. The Chambers Scholars program, whose first recipients were members of the class that graduated this spring, rewards students whose outstanding achievement in the classroom, arts, athletics, leadership and service mark them as among the top 5 percent of their class.
Stephanie is the daughter of Nancy Astle, of Huntersville, and a graduate of Cannon School, in Concord.
• Sam Camut, a graduate of Cannon School, received a full four-year scholarship, worth an estimated $150,000, to Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisc. He plans to major in economics and political science and, upon graduation, will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Sam is the son of Ken and Beverly Camut of Huntersville.
• Angels of ’97, a scholarship program created in 1997 to honor the lives of five North Mecklenburg High School students who died that year, awarded scholarships to the following students:
– Hopewell High School: Elizabeth Callicott Jagoe, $2,500; Tyler Buchanon, $2,500; Addison Wolfkill, $2,000; Brittany Nicole Bivins, $1,500; Erin Johnson, $1,500; John Davis Auten, $1,500; and Kevin Jamison Auten, $1,500.
– North Mecklenburg High School: Sara Miles, $2,500; Andrew Yost, $1,500; and Kathryn Jeffords, $1,500.
• Raven Vergara, a student at North Mecklenburg High School, has been selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. The conference gives high-achieving high school students a greater understanding of their roles in democracy and the responsibilities of leadership.