Steele Creek MOMS hosts preschool fair Jan. 31

January 25, 2014 

Preschool fair Friday in Steele Creek

The MOMS Club of Steele Creek will be holding a preschool fair from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 31, at Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, 9401 S. Tryon St.

Full- or half-day preschool available. More than 10 preschools and programs will be participating. Email for information.

CHS junior chosen for medical leaders honors program

Morgan T. Reese of Lake Wylie and a junior at Clover High School has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.

The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be physicians or medical scientists, to stay true to their dream and, after the event, to provide a path, plan and resources to help them reach their goal.

Reese was nominated by Dr. Connie Mariano, the medical director of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists, to represent Clover High School based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

During the three-day Congress, Reese will join students from across the country and hear Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science Winners talk about leading medical research; be given advice from Ivy League and top medical school deans on what is to be expected in medical school; witness stories told by patients who are living medical miracles; be inspired by fellow teen medical science prodigies; and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future in medicine and medical technology.

For more information visit or call 202-599-8442.

Clover student makes dean’s list at S.C. Governor’s School

Savanna Nichole Groft of Clover made dean’s list at South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities during first semester.

Students to display work at art show

Students from Gaston Day School will have art in the North Carolina National Art Honor Society 2014 Traveling Student Art Show.

Belmont students are: John Carstarphen, son of Carol and Bill Carstarphen; Lida Hixson, daughter of Anne and Tad Hixson; and Claire Lamadrid, daughter of Drs. Lucas Lamadrid and Beth Kreitzer.

Exhibit dates and places are NCCAT Ocracoke, through Friday, Jan. 31, then Feb. 10-28 NCCAT Cullowhee, March 10-28 UNC Pembroke; and April 7-25 Mint Museum, Charlotte.

Sophomores can apply for GSSM

The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics is accepting applications from high school sophomores through Feb. 15. Online applications are available at

The program is a two-year, public, residential high school specializing in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math.

GSSM applicants should be high school sophomores and state residents; have a PSAT score of 110 or higher, math and verbal only; have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher; and complete geometry, algebra I and II, English II and one lab science by the end of sophomore year.

Scholarship offered for CHS student

Clover native Lelia Jackson will award the second annual LANDIS Scholarship to a deserving Clover High School senior.

Jackson, a 1983 graduate of CHS, named the scholarship after her father, Landis Jackson, who worked in the Clover school district for many years.

Students applying for the Lifting And Navigating Determined Inspired Students Scholarship must demonstrate volunteer community service, exhibit leadership skills and have a financial need, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Students should see the Clover High School guidance department for additional details. Applications are due to the CHS guidance department by April 9.

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