Yaluba Conteh is the Independence High School PTSA Scholarship recipient for the 2008-2009 school year. Yaluba is a senior and will receive a $500 PTSA scholarship to be used toward college. He would like to pursue a bachelors degree in Counseling Psychology. He has a 3.5577 grade point average and […]
Thirty-nine Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students will pack their bags and spend six weeks studying dance, science, English, drama and more at the Governor’s School of North Carolina. The high school juniors and seniors will be among 800 students selected to attend the program from June 14 to July 25.
The students chosen from Butler High School are Willa Folmar (Drama), William Gerhard (Natural Science), Paul Horton (Drama), Phillip Krouse (Drama) and Ivel Posada (Social science). The students chosen from Independence High School are Yekaterina Drega (Instrumental music, violin) and Tiffany King (Mathematics). […]
The AVID Program at Independence High School is proud to announce that two students have been named Dell Scholars by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. Breanne Ross and Ketwanna Clifton each will receive a $20,000 scholarship to aid them as they pursue their college education. Breanne will attend Appalachian State University and Ketwanna will […]
Mohamed Massaquoi, former wide receiver for Independence High School and University of Georgia, visited with the Chicago Bears this week for a pre-draft workout. Massaquoi has been moving up most draft charts. On the comparison between him and Hakeem Nicks, another former Patriots star wide receiver:
I think we’re different. I really don’t know what class […]