Student News - Oct. 3, 2012

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Burns recognized as commended student

Principal Thomas Stephens of Carroll County High School announced that Lyndie Burns has been named a commended student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.

A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to Burns.

Caldwell enrolls at Centre College

Sam Caldwell of Carrollton has enrolled this year at Centre College, joining Centre’s largest-ever first-year class and largest overall enrollment. Academically, more than half were in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and the average ACT score is nearly 29.

This first-year class will also be witness as Centre steps onto the world stage as host to the only vice presidential debate of 2012, being called by many the most important debate of this election cycle.

Caldwell is the son of Robin and John Welch of Carrollton and is a graduate of Carroll County High School.