Graduates complete seminary program
Three 2012 graduates of the Piedmont Community Charter School also graduated from the early morning seminary program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Allison Scarlett of Gastonia and Alicia Richards and Ruthanne Richards of Lincolnton attended seminary each school morning from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. before heading to school.
The girls took piano lessons throughout their middle school and high school years, and help provide music each week for their local congregations.
The Richards were members of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta and have both been accepted to N.C. State University.
Rachal Margaret Dixon presented to society
Rachal Margaret Dixon of Lincolnton was presented to society in The Junior Charity League of Shelby’s annual Western Carolina Debutante Ball on Saturday at the Don Gibson Theatre in Shelby.
Rachal is the daughter of Mark Randall Dixon and Mary Rainwater Dixon and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Dixon of Rock Hill, S.C., and Margaret Heffernan Rainwater of Cherryville and the late Max Norris Rainwater.
Rachal was presented by her father, Mr. Mark Randall Dixon, and escorted by her brother, Jacob Michael Dixon.
Jimenez graduates from Centenary
Nelson Jimenez of Lincolnton graduated from Centenary College with a Bachelor of Science degree on May 12.
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College is an independent, coeducational liberal arts and career studies college in northwest New Jersey.
Angle completes Air Force basic training
Air Force Airman Jimmy D. Angle Jr. graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Angle is the son of June Helms of North Generals Boulevard in Lincolnton. He is a 2009 graduate of Lincolnton High School.