6:00 PM Wrestling @ Enka (Away)
Congratulations to art teachers Tiffany Medford and Tracy Price who received a $2000 Bright Ideas Grant from Union Power Cooperative. Their project is entitled Glass Transformation, and advanced art and pottery students will use the funding to make North Carolina inspired glass-fused bowls and clay works.
The Piedmont Panthers Global Trivia Team competed against more than 29 area high schools on Wednesday, November 8th at the Hilton Charlotte Center City Hotel in the Academic World Quest Competition. World Quest was created by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and has grown into a nationwide international knowledge competition played by councils around the country.
Congratulations to Tiphany Speck, who was selected by her peers as this year's Teacher of the Year for Piedmont High. Speck has been in the teaching profession for 6 years, all of which have been at Piedmont. As a member of the Social Studies Department, she teaches Civics and Economics, Remember the Holocast, and AP World History. Speck thanks and knows that she could not have achieved what she has without the consistent support, mentorship, and encouragement of her follow teachers and administration.
Congratulations to Angie Medlin, who was selected as the UCPS Assistant Principal of the Year! Medlin has been a member of Union County Public Schools for the past 19 years, and is in her third year as an assistant principal under Dr. Tyson. Each year, principals and assistant principals in UCPS submit nominees for this award, which is sponsored by the Union County Principals and Assistant Principals Association. Dr. Stephanie McManus, president of UCPAPA, led the process to select five finalists, of which Medlin was announced as this year's winner on October 12.