• Durham Boy Scouts Quin Meyer, Carson Criger, and Dylan Kendall recently received their Eagle Scout awards. They are members of Troop 420.
• Hillside High School principal Dr. William Logan has received the 2014 Outstanding Young Educator award from the N.C. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. The award recognizes professional educators 40 years of age or younger who demonstrate exemplary commitment and exceptional contributions in school leadership.
Logan, Durham Public Schools Principal of the Year for 2013, became principal at the Hillside New Tech magnet program in 2007 and was then assigned to Hillside High School in 2012. During his time at Hillside New Tech, Logan achieved a 100 percent graduation rate in 2011. The graduation rate at Hillside High School improved 5.5 percentage points from 2012 to 2013.