FRIEDLAND SCHOLARSHIP NOMINEES
Congratulations to our Friedland Scholarship Nominees! We are so proud of you!
Pictured, left to right: Amberly Frady; Propsper Nimley; Evans Grijalba-Proano; Bidesh Gurung; Tahirah Korff; and Ku Teh Bu Beh. Not pictured: Kyler Vongphakdy.
On Saturday, October 13th, Eastway hosted the Gen-One induction ceremony. Several 8th grade students were inducted into the Gen-One program, which was established to help future first generation college students successfully navigate the high school and college admissions process.
This year's inductees are: Marian Jay Dakiwas, Yousssef Abdelwahed, Sandra Rios-Beltan, Brooklyn Denson, Nancy Lemus-Almanza, Secoya Rice, De-Andre Grizzle, Michelle Castenada-Silverio, Christian Guardado, Daniela Lopez, Cindy Medrano Alvarez, Claribel Hernandez, Esther Pineda Balderramos, Jason Ventura Cruz, Alan Jaramillo, Tamya Moses, Zanijah Henry, Alexis Hughes, Jacqueline Martinez Carballo, Chy’Ron Davis, and Arilyn Massey.
NATIONAL UNITY DAY
Staff and students at Eastway Middle School celebrated National Unity Day on October 24th. Students and staff wore orange to signify unity, inclusion, kindness and acceptance of all cultures and people. Students signed a banner in support of other students who may have been bullied in the past. Eastway celebrates diversity in all academic and social activities.
SPHINX VIRTUOSI VISIT
The SPHINX VIRTUOSI is one of the nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras. Comprised of 18 of the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical soloists, primarily alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition, these artists come together each fall as cultural ambassadors to reach new audiences. The Sphinx Virtuosi tour brings fresh, diverse programming to leading venues around the country, and the ensemble engages in immersive outreach and residencies to bring classical music to communities nationwide, including students of all ages. A few members from the ensemble came to visit Eastway and our arts students got to experience a close up of the amazing performance.
VICTOR BELL SCHOLARSHIP NOMINEES
The Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship Program has been established to encourage and assist high potential North Carolina students with limited financial resources to pursue higher education.
Awarded to seventh grade students and renewable through four years of college as long as annual eligibility requirements are met, the Scholarship Program encourages students with academic ability and promise to maintain their scholastic standing and achieve a college degree.
The Eastway Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship 2018-2019 nominees:
Pictured Left to Right: Brenda Rodriguea; Evans Grijalba-Proano; Tyreq Jones; Jonathan Rivera Diaz; Juan Adame Parre; Amberlee Frady; Charles McCall; and Thomas Tran.
Not Pictured: Hector Cruz Gonzalez and Daniel Vasquez