Notables, May 11

May 7, 2014 

• The Durham Business & Professional Chain recognized and honored six deserving Triangle businesses April 24, for their entrepreneurial vision, talent and motivation.

The honorees were Lorraine Stith (Business Longevity Award for Kiddie Kollege), Warren Arrington (Business Longevity Award for American Safety Products), Algin Holloway (Business Achievement Award for Holloway Memorial Funeral Home), Carolyn and Charles Thurston (Business Achievement Award for Wisdom Health Care Solutions and Triangle Nurse Aide Program), Crystal Leftdwrige (New Business Award for Elite Dance of Durham) and Gia Peebles (New Business Award for Aura Salon & Boutique).

•  Nicolas L. Coleman was named to the Phillips Exeter Academy honor roll for the winter 2014 term. To qualify for the honor roll, a student must maintain an overall average of B, or a grade between 8.0 and 8.9 on an 11-point scale.

• Durham Academy sophomore Gala Taylor was recently awarded the National Center for Women & Information Technology 2014 National Aspirations in Computing award. With this award, Taylor was also given a $1,000 college scholarship, as well as school supplies and a cash prize, NCWIT mentorship, and the invitation to intern with Bank of America.

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