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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on July 31, 2005 2:02 AM

Two area students have been awarded scholarships by the N.C. Association of Convenience Stores, which assists store employees and families. The students, schools and sponsoring stores are Emily Benton of Mount Olive, a student at East Carolina University, sponsored by E.J. Pope and Son; and Jed MacDaniel Potter of Seven Springs, attending Wayne Community Collee, sponsored by N.C. Pope Transport.

Steve Nelson Lewis Jr. has been awarded the Sam Walton Community Scholar-ship.

A graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts in Win-ston Salem, he will attend Queens College, City University of New York, this fall. He plans to major in music and French horn performance.

He is the son of Steve and Emma Lewis of Mount Olive and the grandson of Perry and Elmer Lewis of Mount Olive and David and Kay Millard of Dudley.

A former student at Spriing Creek High School, he received the Spring Creek High School Band Award and served as the Tri-M Music Honor Society Vice President. He has played with the NCSA Wind Ensemble, NCSA Horn Choir, the Mount Olive Community Instrumental Ensemble and the Wayne Community College Band. He studied at the Brervard Music Center last summer and is included in the 2004 edition of "Who's who Among American High School Students."

He is a member of Indian Springs Free Will Baptist Church and is an Eagle Scout.

Ryder Bynum has been chosen to participate as a People to People Sports Ambassador to Holland this summer. The 20-day exchange includes meetings with government officials, interaction with other students, educational activities, and home stays with host families.

He is the son of Greg and Susan Bynum of Pasco, Washington, and the grandson of Barbara Bynum of Goldsboro.

Jasmine Ra'shayla Myers, daughter of Harmon Myers, Sheila Smith and Alvin Smith, has been named a recipient of a Chancellor's Leadership award to attend N.C. State University in the fall. The universitywide scholarship is in the amount of $2,500 and is renewable for four years.

A recent graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, she was president of the marching band and a North Carolina Academic Scholar. She has also volunteered at The Boys & Girls Club and has been an active member of the marching band for four years. She plans to major in animal science.

CULLOWHEE -- Four area educators recently participated in seminars at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

The teachers attended a seminar, "Waterfalls: The Beauty and Power of Flowing Water" held July 11-15. They are Willo J. Jordan of Goldsboro, second-grade teacher at Carver Heights Elementary School; Jacqueline D. Rouse of Snow Hill and Sandra C. Willis of Clinton, both kindergarten teachers at Carver Heights; and Christy A. Shivar of Seven Springs, an English teacher at Spring Creek High School.

NCCAT provides residential seminars in the arts, sciences, humanities and technology for pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade public school teachers.

Jarius I. Barnes, son of Dr. Freddie I. and Sandra Barnes of Goldsboro, recently served as a page in the North Carolina Senate. A rising junior at Eastern Wayne High School, he was sponsored by Senator John H. Kerr III.

Thomas Earl Rhodes Jr., son of Thomas Earl Rhodes Sr. and Pearlniece Rhodes of Goldsboro, recently served as a page in the North Carolina Senate. Senator John H. Kerr IIII sponsored the rising junior at Eastern Wayne High School.

Benjamin J. Wines, a student at Eastern Wayne High School, recently served as a page in the North Carolina Senate. He is the son of Daniel and Rebcca Wines of Goldsboro. His sponsor was Senator John H. Kerr III.

Garrett Forrest, daughter of Dr. Terry and Pat Forrest of Goldsboro, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) State Leadership Workshop at Duke University. The leadership development program for outstanding high school studentsprovides a unique learning environment to help students learn to make sound decisions, to engage in critical analysis and to communicate effectively.