Class Notes

Mar. 17, 2014 @ 10:41 AM

Students to show portrait series
“Passage,” an animated portrait series created by students from The School for Creative Studies, will be shown from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Cordoba Center for the Arts (adjacent to The Scrap Exchange), 923 Franklin St. at Golden Belt.
Refreshments will be served.
The portrait series comments on the fears, struggles, joys and uncertainties of Durham teenagers’ experience.
The poignant and honest art project was directed by the school’s first artist-in-residence, Nick Michael, a partner with 1504 Pictures, a creative studio that crafts short films.
Michael has produced work for the American Red Cross, The Civil Wars, The Associated Press and The True False Film Festival.

CE Electric to award camp scholarships
The deadline is approaching for middle-school students to apply for an all-expense paid scholarship from Central Electric to attend summer basketball camps at two of the state’s largest universities. 
Central EMC is awarding two Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships to local students from Chatham, Harnett, Lee, Moore or Randolph counties this year. 
A young man will be selected to attend the Roy Williams Basketball Camp June 21-25 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and one young lady will win a scholarship to attend the Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp June 23-26 at N.C. State University in Raleigh.
Applications and more information on the scholarships can be found at or by contacting Janet Jackson at (919) 708-1638.
Applicants will be judged on academics, extra-curricular activities and an essay. Winners are expected to be announced May 1.
To be eligible for consideration, applications must be received or postmarked by March 31.

Hillside to host drumline competition
The Hillside High School Band will hold “The 2014 Mike Tilley Scholarship Drumline Competition” Saturday starting at 2 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium.
The event is held each year to raise money for a scholarship fund for band students at Hillside and also to raise money for the band in general.
This competition attracts top high school and college bands from across the state and has grown yearly. 
In addition to its scholarship initiative, the competition aims to raise awareness about depression and is held in honor of former Hillside student and musician Mike Tilley, who died just before his graduation in 2005.
The HHS Band Program has hosted this event since 2006 in his memory.

Hillside Class of 1963 offers scholarship
The Hillside Class of 1963 is taking applications for a onetime $500 scholarship for a graduating senior from the traditional school.
Graduating seniors should contact their senior counselor for an application.
The firm deadline is April 15. For more information, contact Helen Featherson, chair of the Scholarship Committee at or 919-225-0374.