Education Briefs for 1 Feb., 2012

First Posted: 2/1/2012

Young authors recognized

ST. PAULS — Two students from St. Pauls Elementary School were recognized for their work at the state level of the Young Authors Project.

Fifth-grader Hailey Rinier’s piece “The Devil’s Tramping Ground” and fourth-grader Katie Hall’s piece “My Trip to Cape Hatteras” earned them a trip to the Young Author’s celebration in Raleigh.

Students responded to the prompt “Treasures of North Carolina” to write fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose.

Locals get BS degrees

LUMBERTON — Eugenia Bishop and Melanie McKee, both of Lumberton, recently graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Both received bachelor of science degrees in Nursing.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian university of The Wesleyan Church.

Karli Moore a Park finalist

WAKULLA — Karli Addele Moore, of Wakulla, has been named a finalist for the Park Scholarship, a four-year full-ride scholarship to N.C. State University, worth $86,000.

Moore attends Purnell Swett High School, where she is the president of FFA, secretary of the Student Government Association and Health Occupations Students of America. She is a member of the softball, volleyball and bowling teams. She plans to major in chemistry or mathematics.

She is the daughter of Eddie and Tyra Moore.

Honor roll is online

ST. PAULS — St. Pauls Elementary recently released its honor roll for the second nine weeks.

It can be found at under the Education tab.

Decision 2012 is Saturday

LUMBERTON — The Decision 2012 seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Biggs Park Mall.

It will include information for students from eighth to 12th grade about colleges, career choices and scholarships.

For information, call Rachel Locklear at 910-735-2365.