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Mrs. Kimberly Courtland, of Merancas Middle College High School, (center) is recognized as the 2024 Educator of the Year for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. Also pictured is  Chamber Chair Jeff Tarte, Jametta Martin-Tanner Principal, along with Brandi Jones co-chair of the Chamber’s Education Collaborative, and former Huntersville Mayor Melinda Bales. Photo: Ocaid Photography

LKN Chamber recognizes 2024 ‘Educators of the Year’

Feb. 23. The Lake Norman Chamber recognized three local educators at the 2024 Education PowerLuncheon held at Northstone Country Club. Chamber Chair Jeff Tarte presented the Educators of the Year to: Mrs. Kimberly Courtland, of Merancas Middle College High School; Mrs. Jacqueline Clark, Langtree Charter Academy; and Mrs. Karen Powell, Grace Covenant Academy. —The keynote […]

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Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 22 features Q&A with Dr. Hill, new CMS superintendent

Sept. 11. Dr. Crystal Hill, the new superintendent of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmakers Breakfast Q&A Sept. 22 at The Peninsula Club. She leads the second-largest school system in North Carolina. Public education is a timely topic, not only as the 23-24 school year gets under way, but as […]

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LKN Chamber enrolls 14 juniors in leadership program

Sept. 21. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has accepted 14 high school juniors in the Junior Leadership Lake Norman program, where students learn more about their community. The seven-month program was created to inform, motivate and increase the overall awareness of selected high school students through educational seminars and interaction with various decision makers […]

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Businesses, high school students network via Zoom

Feb. 13. Lake Norman Economic Development in conjunction with the Lake Norman Education Collaborative held a virtual speed networking event for Hopewell, Hough and North Mecklenburg high schools. The event gives high school students a chance to learn about a variety of jobs and industries, according to Huntersville Mayor Pro-Tem Melinda Bales. “Being that this […]

The amphitheater at CPCC's new Cato III Building seats 130.

CPCC: Billion-dollar economic engine

Feb. 2.  Central Piedmont Community College recently unveiled the new Cato III Building at its Charlotte campus on Grier Road. The Cato III Building provides academic and workforce training space at CPCC’s most crowded campus.  The 85,000 square-foot building increases the campus’ overall space by 85 percent. Meanwhile, a new study say CPCC adds more than […]