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  • Greensboro student has dreams of becoming a police officer

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jeremiah Davis is a fourth-grader who is finding his way at Guilford Elementary School in Greensboro. The nine-year-old once found himself in bad situations but now has better grades and better behavior. “If you don’t pay attention, you might not learn anything, he says. “If you don’t do the homework, you might fail the grade.” He says bad behavior can get you in trouble. Now, Davis wants to help others keep their behavior in check. He wants […]

  • Greensboro elementary school student a leader in school, on the field

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Malachi Miller may be a bit shy, but he is a leader. The fifth-grader attends Guilford Elementary School in Greensboro. He is focused in the classroom and on the field. He plays wide receiver on his youth football team — and that’s why he knows practice makes perfect. Malachi’s principal says he is definitely a class act. If you know a student who deserves a little recognition, email us at ClassAct@wghp.com. Be sure to tell us where […]

  • High Point school student focuses on academics, baking business

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The school year is off to a challenging, yet successful start for Aniya Coleman. Coleman, a fifth-grade student at Allen Jay Preparatory in High Point, is striving to do what many students have done before her — earn the school’s coveted blazer. The blazers highlight academics, good behavior and being a good citizen. “I think it’s important to get the blazer because you feel like you’ve accomplished thins,” Coleman says. “The goal is to get a […]

  • 13-year-old High Point student tries to dance his way to the top

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Chandler Davidson appreciates the high-energy warm ups at Allen Jay Preparatory Academy in High Point. He is a dancer at the Point Studio of Dance and has been dancing for four years. Hip-hop and Jazz are two of his favorite genres to study. “I do this because I get to express myself through my movements through every part of my body and it just kind of makes me feel good,” he says of dance. He has […]

  • Well-known High Point rapper using success to help friend

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — We met High Point rapper DJ Luke Nasty in February, shortly after his single “Might Be” was certified gold. The Southern Guilford High grad continues to make a name for himself in the world of music. As Kerry Charles shares with us, he has another major honor, international acclaim, and is focused on helping a close friend make his mark in the world of music.

  • Triad teen asks other students to get involved in STEM

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — “No one is a failure who keeps trying.” Amelia Irvin knows that very well. The honor student at Ragsdale High School is focused on her academics and is encouraging young women to get involved in STEM. She volunteers with the girl’s robotics team and is taking flight. “It started with an argument — my mother said, ‘Amelia, you have to do something’ and I didn’t want to do a summer camp type of thing, so I said […]

  • Taking a look back at Class Acts of 2017

    Kerry Charles takes a look back at some of the Class Acts from 2017. If you know a student who deserves a little recognition, email us at ClassAct@wghp.com. Be sure to tell us where your student goes to school and why he or she should be recognized as a Class Act.

  • Greensboro high school student has never missed a day of school

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Southern Guilford High School is where the best get better. It’s also a place that’s helped this soon-to-be-graduate stay focused. Since kindergarten, Nailah Johnson, who is a bit modest, has never missed a day of school. When asked about the feat, Johnson says she wants to simply do the best she can. “I want a good job and a good life ahead of me,” she says. “So, I think it’s important to have a good education.” Her mother says […]

  • High Point middle school student purchases microwaves for students at lunch

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Where there was one microwave at Southwest Guilford Middle School last year, there are now three. The students who choose to pack lunches have Chase Clark to thank. The 12-year-old collected cans and raised money for the units. For Clark, it was simple. “I decided to do something because I saw there was a need and I just wanted to help,” she said. Clark believes all students have the power to make a difference if they […]

  • High Point student holds pageant to serve others

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Lindsey Lowe is a senior at Westchester Country Day School in High Point. Lowe is a part of the organization Jack and Jill of America, Inc. The organization helps mold young African American leaders give back through service. She showcased her talents through a Jabberwock Pageant. Lowe, who is headed to East Carolina University in the fall, believes that extracurriculars can go a long way. If you know a student who deserves a little recognition, email […]

  • Greensboro high school student works with lawmakers to improve education

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — French class at Northern Guilford High School in Greensboro allows Abigail Mercer to expand her horizons — but it’s volunteering that keeps her grounded. “Not only does it give back to the community, but it also strengthens your soul a lot,” she said.  “So when you see people you know who are less privileged than you or needs more help, it kind of humbles you and everything like that.” This year she was offered ideas to better […]

  • Archdale Elementary students learn the importance of giving back

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — Academics come first at Archdale Elementary School — but students also learn the importance of giving. The school’s fourth graders are receiving life lessons through awareness and teachers challenged the school to raise $2,000 for childhood cancer research. In total, they raised more than $2,800 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The students are learning that it’s never too early to give back.

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