Published: Aug 18, 2012 06:00 PM
Modified: Aug 13, 2012 10:09 AM
Autobell Car Wash awards scholarships to local employees
Autobell Car Wash Inc., based in Charlotte, recently awarded 121 employees its 2012 academic scholarships toward the college or university of their choice, with this year’s gifts totaling $95,500. This year’s local recipients are:
• Matt Pierce
of Apex will attend Liberty University.
• Elliott Clayton
of Fuquay-Varina will attend East Carolina University.
• Hunter Ekin
of Fuquay-Varina will attend N.C. State University.
• Carrie Knoernschild
of Fuquay-Varina will attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
• Cory Walker
of Fuquay-Varina will attend Wake Tech. Community College.Brothers earn Eagle Scout ranks Ben and Alex Klavon
have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouting.
For his Eagle Scout Project, Alex landscaped and renovated the library courtyard at St. Mary Magdalene’s Catholic School in Apex. The courtyard is now available to students and teachers for quiet meditation.
For his Eagle Scout Project, Ben designed and developed a plan for wooden benches, plants and mulch outside areas also at St. Mary Magdalene’s Catholic School.
Both Eagle Scouts are the sons of Claudia and David Klavon and graduates of Cardinal Gibbons High School. They are members of Boy Scout Troop 316 in Apex.Cary student earns Eagle Scout rank James R. Stevens
of Cary has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts on June 13.
For his Eagle project, Stevens planned and led the construction and installation of three bluebird houses and one butterfly house for the town of Cary’s Bond Park, at the boat house area. These will provide new habitats and enhance community awareness of bluebirds and butterflies.
Stevens is the son of James and Patience Stevens and a junior at Apex High School. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 200 at First United Methodist Church in Cary.Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak
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