Rhymer takes over at North Meck High

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education appointed Lynn Rhymer on June 10 as principal at North Mecklenburg High School. 

Rhymer has been working as a principal at Central Cabarrus High School in Concord since 2011.

Prior to working at Central Cabarrus, she was a principal at Northwest Cabarrus High School from 2007 to 2011.

She also held positions as an assistant principal at Concord High School from 2006 to 2007 and at Hunter Huss High School in Gaston County from 2004 to 2006.

Rhymer was a math teacher between 1990 and 2004 in Burke and Gaston counties.

 

Davidson students make dean’s list

DAVIDSON – College students from Davidson made the dean’s list for earning grade point averages for the spring semester.

• Eleanor Merrell, Connecticut College in New London, Conn.

• Kevin Ross, St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.

• Collin Trudan, Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.

• Kara Waldeisen, James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.

 

Huntersville students make dean’s list

DAVIDSON – College students from Huntersville made the dean’s list for earning grade point averages for the spring semester.

• Sydney Antolini, University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.

• Samantha Bisese and Savannah Gibbs, Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala.

• Caitlin Buck and Kayla O'Neill, Northeastern University at Boston, Mass.

• Hunter Dodson Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn.

•  Kelsey Eagleburger, Sarah MacDonald, Emilyann McKelvey, Bethany Spano, Kai Thompson and Lydia Ward, UNC Asheville.

• Alexandra Goode, Chowan University in Mufreesboro.

• Ryan Lampro, New England College in Henniker, N.H.

• Abigail Nails, William Peace University in Raleigh.

• Gabriel Sandoval, Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill.

 

Band gets superior rating

CORNELIUS – The Bailey Middle School band recently earned a superior rating and third place in their division at the Music in the Parks Festival in Williamsburg, Va. 

Ruth Petersen directs the band.

Members are as follows:

• Flutes – Brooke Cardwell, Sabrina Dyer, Veronika Hartong, Morgan Hoehaver, Evie Rosseel, Cameron Simma, Madi Treon and Mallory Vance;

• Oboe – Connor Merson;

• Clarinets – Parker Brown, Kiana Jung, Emily Modrow, Jennifer Mchenry and Ellen Pruss;

• Bass Clarinet – Wesley Marshall;

• Alto Saxophones – Stephanie Kapit, Trey Snyder and Kareem Tiwari;

• Tenor Saxophone – Alexis Yarbrough;

• Trumpet – Alexander Arias, Zachary Borkowski, Alene Gipson, Andrew Hord, Eliza Lagua, Colin Myers, A.J. Ranson and Christopher Wunder;

• Trombones – Renee Alquiza, Jack Fread, Jacob Gulan and Ben Ziegler;

• Euphonium – Ethan King;

• Tuba – Jordan Carter; and

• Percussion – Drew Elliott, Austin Koppenhofer, T. J. Legg, Nathan Marti and Aydin Roberts.

 

Students graduate from college

DAVIDSON – Several college students from Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville recently earned degrees.

• Ryan McDaniel, of Cornelius, received a bachelor’s degree in modern languages and cultures at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. Graduating honors include With Distinction and Air Force Commission. 

• Devin Dickerson, of Cornelius, received a bachelor’s degree in history from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

• Gregory Pullen, of Huntersville, received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and Chinese with a minor in mathematics, from Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. He graduated summa cum laude. David and Elizabeth Pullen are his parents.

• Kara Waldeisen, of Davidson, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.

• Kathryn Driest, of Davidson, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va.

• Michael Kenna, of Huntersville, earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering, at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga.

 

4 make straight A’s at Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. – Four students from Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville made Clemson University’s president’s list for earning 4.0 grade point averages during the spring semester.

• Jordan DeVore, of Cornelius, who is majoring in secondary education.

• Kelli Porter, of Cornelius, who is majoring in elementary education.

• Sydney Edwards, of Davidson, who is majoring in nursing.

• Natalie Roberts, of Huntersville, who is majoring in food science.

 

Adolf leaves mark at Loomis Chaffee

WINDSOR, Conn. – Maddie Adolf, of Huntersville, was among 182 graduates from Loomis Chaffee School.

She was a National Merit Commended Student, who received mathematics, English, science and history department honors.

She was elected to Cum Laude, the international society that promotes sound scholarship in secondary schools.

At graduation, she received the Chéruy Senior Foreign Language Prize.

She was editor-in-chief of the Confluence, the student yearbook and served as a school tour guide. She also participated in the dance company.