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Butler student among 14 named National Achievement Program semifinalists

The National Achievement Scholarship program has named 14 CMS students as 2010 semifinalists. These students are among 1,600 black high school seniors across the country who will compete for Achievement Scholarship awards worth $2.6 million. The list of semifinalists and their high schools:
David W. Butler: Lindsey Barrett; Harding University: Justin Ezeji and Gregory Moore; Ardrey Kell: Xavier Layne and Vashti Robinson; Mallard Creek: Amber McCravy; Myers Park: Richard Nichols and Nicole Yearwood; Northwest School of the Arts: Kayla Carter; Providence: Jarrette Brathwaite, Wesley Brown, Lindsay Johnson and Mecan Williams, and South Mecklenburg: Sydney Steward. […]

By |October 1st, 2009|Schools|0 Comments

Help name new Mint Hill high school tonight

Parents, students and members of the community are invited to a meeting to discuss a name for the new high school under construction off Truelight  Church Road in Mint Hill tonight at Independence High School from 6-8 pm. During the meetings, visitors may submit their  recommendations for a name for the school, as well as […]

By |September 29th, 2009|Schools|17 Comments

Process for naming Mint Hill high school to get underway

CMS announced today that it has set up dates for the community to give its input in determining the name of the new Mint Hill high school located on Truelight Church Road.

Principal Mark Nixon has scheduled several meetings to solicit input from parents, students and members of the community.
“I am looking forward to moving forward with plans for a name for this new high school,” Nixon said. “That is the first step as we build our new community of students and parents.”


By |September 17th, 2009|Schools|11 Comments

Butler students name National Merit finalists

The National Merit Scholarship program has named 33 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students as 2010 semifinalists. At Butler High School, Paul Horton, Sungmin Lim, Katherine Majeski, Jarrod Oliver, Hayley Paytes and Cameron Rogers are still in the running for the prestigious scholarship. Along with the rest of the CMS finalists, they are among 16,000 students across the country who will compete for Merit Scholarship awards totaling more than $36 million. The semifinalists were selected based on their 2008 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) scores.
The list of other semifinalists and their high schools: […]

By |September 16th, 2009|Butler High School, Schools|0 Comments