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02/10/14 — Eastern Wayne Elementary student earns ASU scholarship

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Eastern Wayne Elementary student earns ASU scholarship

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on February 10, 2014 1:46 PM

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Keyara Wilson, front, a fourth-grader at Eastern Wayne Elementary School, is this year's minority student with the highest score on the third-grade standardized test score in math, and was awarded a $20,000 scholarship to attend Appalachian State University after high school. She was honored recently at a reception at the school, attended by local and ASU officials. From left are Dr. Anthony Calamai, ASU dean of college of arts and sciences; EWE Principal Kelly Capps; ASU executive director of development David Taylor; and Dr. Steven Taylor, WCPS superintendent.

When Keyara Wilson was recently summoned to the principal's office at Eastern Wayne Elementary School, the 9-year-old admits she had a little trepidation. "I thought I was in trouble," she said. Until she was informed that quite the opposite was...

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