Awards & Honors for July 1
by Staff Writer
• Andrew Golba, a rising senior at Hough High School, attended a 10-day National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine June 19 to 28 in Chapel Hill. He was nominated by his teachers and was selected based on academic excellence, leadership potential and interest in a career in medicine. Andrew was one of 300 young scholars chosen to attend the forum. In addition to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical School, participants also visited Duke University Medical Center and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
• Kohl’s Department Stores recognized three young north Mecklenburg County volunteers, along with 2,200 youth volunteers nationwide, for positively affecting their communities. Winners receive a $50 Kohl’s gift card and qualify for a $1,000 regional scholarship for post-secondary education, which Kohl’s will award in July. Of the more than 200 regional winners, 10 national winners will receive $10,000 in scholarships and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf. Local winners are Laurel Madison Cannon, 9, of Cornelius; Alexa Haas, 17, of Huntersville; and Jordan Mitzel, 12, of Huntersville.
• The following area University of North Carolina at Greensboro students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2011 semester:
- Cornelius: Taylor Day, Allen Gunn, Holly Hassen, Kevin Olinger, Brandy Shockley, Lori Sommerville, Devyn Ziegler and Emalee Zingher
- Davidson: Zoe Nicholls.
- Huntersville: Christina Blakenship, Tiffany Green, Rachel Hunter, Victoria Kim, Shawn Mendez, Christopher Morris, Lauren Oswald, Andrea Sorvillo, Caitlyn Whisenant and Colby Williams
• The following area University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2011 semester:
- Cornelius: Anne Arntz, Michelle Austin, Tyler Confoy, Michael Davidson, Camille Davis, Megan Dawson, Austin Felker, Claudia Hanby, Ellyn Henderson, Caroline Johnson, Savan Kothadia, Alex Kremers, Linsey Martin, Karlee Moshier, Sarah Mundy, Dan-Thanh Nguyen, Juan Patino, Allison Petrilli, Robert Pitt, Meredith Reynolds and Natalie Tarte.
- Davidson: Christopher Bradfield, Kevin Colcord, Glen Dawson, Kelsey Farson, Ryan Foreman, Christopher Hartle, Joseph Heffner, Stephanie Jernigan, Olivia Mahony, Kristen Mcdonald, Patrick Mullins, Conor O’Neill, Alexander Rownd, Katherine Rusk, Sydney Slater, Elizabeth Tevepaugh, Sarah Vanselous, Kelsey Wallace and Erin Williams.
- Huntersville: Hannah Aichelman, Shezeen Ali, Chelsey Allder, Kelsey Axe, Tamara Bivins, Lucas Boyer, Audrey Brown, Hayley Crowell, Sarah Cade, Jordan Carmichael, Nicole Cestaro, Sarah Edwards, Casey Fidler, Michelle Fronzaglia, Elizabeth Gidus, Andrew Ginn, Daniel Ginn, Alison Gover, James Heilpern, Wilson Henry, Michael Hourigan, Jeffrey Hymes, Katherine Jameson, Jennifer Jenkins, Catherine Jonker, Lindsey Kass, Andrew Keener, Megan Mariano, Allison Meeks, Jacob Millikin, Thomas Natale, Alexandra Nowalk, Sarah Oddo, Laura Pianowski, Jonathan Pipas, Vikram Raisinghani, Julia Rhines, Kyle Richardville, Caitlin Roy, Derrick Sim, Andrea Solorzano, Shannon Spain, Brittany Stilley, Stephanie Thomas, Laura Thompson, Catherine Wintermeier, Megan Walker, Madeline Will, Jill Zartman and Margaret Zulick.