• Weddington runner, fastest boy in NC’s 3A division, has a 4.6 GPA

    Weddington High senior Emerson Douds is not only the fastest runner in North Carolina's 3A division, but he also has a 4.6 GPA! Check out this WBTV news story about Emerson's journey to the prestigious Penn State University this fall.

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  • Erin Blanding's full ride to Duke University is the opportunity of a lifetime

    When Sun Valley High senior Erin Blanding found out that she was accepted to Duke University, she was shocked. Then, when she was named a Benjamin N. Duke Scholar -- a distinction that covers her tuition, fees and room and board for all four years at the university -- she was elated. With the support of her high school, family and community with her, this aspiring biology major is ready to tackle the opportunity of a lifetime.

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  • Cuthbertson High senior Bella Mallozzi defies the odds and reaches her dreams

    Cuthbertson High senior Bella Mallozzi has always defied the odds. Despite a diagnosis of hydrocephalus, which has caused her to undergo 38 brain surgeries, this stellar student will walk across the graduation stage with a 4.6 GPA before heading to the University of South Carolina this fall. After that, Bella is setting her sights on becoming a neurosurgeon to help children who have similar illnesses.

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  • Wolfe School graduate Maddy Chadwick pushes through limitations

    Wolfe School graduate Maddy Chadwick is the kind of person who doesn't know the meaning of the word limitation. In fact, she only knows happiness, courage and determination. The skills that she's acquired while at Wolfe School coupled with her joyful and cheerful personality have helped her make a lasting impact on every person she meets.

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  • Sayo Oni prepares for a career on the big stage

    On May 19, CATA senior Sayo Oni was named Best Actor at the Blumey Awards, the prestigious music and theatre arts competition for high school performing arts students.. Building on the lessons learned and experience gained while at CATA, he's planning to attend the highly competitive and prestigious music theatre program at Elon University this fall. After that, Sayo is setting his sights on Broadway.

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  • Eight Weddington High seniors accepted into U.S. Service academies

    Eight Weddington High School seniors are headed to prestigious and highly competitive U.S. Service academies! Learn more about the amazing stories behind what inspired the students to apply to the U.S. Service academies in this WSOC news story.

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  • Forest Hills High senior lands career before graduation

    Forest Hills High senior Eduardo Soriano hasn't even graduated but he's already landed a job with Barefoot and Company construction company. Check out this Spectrum News story highlighting Eduardo's story and accomplishments.

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