ROTC awards cadets
CLOVER The Clover High School Air Force Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) held its annual awards ceremony on May 14 with cadets and their families celebrating a successful year as a Distinguished Unit of Merit under the wings of instructors Maj. Brian Batson and Chief Louis Csencsits.
Csencsits also was honored for his years of service in the Air Force and teaching. He will be retiring in June.
The awards were given in two categories, local award and national awards.
Blood center offers scholarship program
CHARLOTTE Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is recruiting students to help kick off its sixth annual Students Saving Summer Scholarship program.
High school and college students who host a successful blood drive with CBCC between June and September have the chance to earn scholarship money. The students with the top five producing blood drives will each receive a $1,000 scholarship from CBCC. Since 2009, CBCC has awarded more than $129,500 in scholarships and grants.
To be eligible for the scholarship, participating students must hold their blood drive between June 1 and Sept. 30, choose a location, recruit donors and collect a minimum of 25 units of blood. Each student will be paired with a CBCC representative who will provide assistance with planning the blood drive. The CBCC scholarship donation must be directly transferred to the college, university or other learning establishment of each winner’s choice.
For more information or to register, call 704-972-4727.