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People of Note: Shavada Roary earns award
WSSU student honored for scholarship
 
Published Thursday, June 14, 2012 1:23 pm
by Staff reports

Shavada Roary, a second-year professional phase student in the Clinical Laboratory Science program at Winston-Salem State University, earned the Richard Early Award from the North Carolina Section of the American Society of Clinical Chemistry.


The award is given to a CLS student identified by their program faculty for his or her excellent academic work and potential shown in the area of clinical chemistry. The award was created to honor Dr. Richard Early, a nationally recognized clinical chemist with numerous contributions to science and scholarly work.


• Anthony Fuller has been appointed North Carolina Department of Transportation’s rail division director. 


Fuller begins his duties on June 25 and will supervise the day-to-day operations for the division, which oversees more than 3,300 miles of railroad tracks throughout the state used by freight and passenger trains.


Fuller comes to NCDOT from Amtrak in Los Angeles, Calif. where he most recently oversaw rail operations in the transportation department. 

His career has spanned both public and private rail sectors across the country.  Fuller has worked on strategic projects that included integrating freight and passenger movement, and testing new and high-speed rail equipment for revenue. He also is certified in Locomotive Engineer management, which enables him to operate trains and locomotives, as well as complete evaluations on engineers while they operate trains.


Fuller is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.  His salary will be $97,000 per year.


• Kaniche F. Cezar, group relations manager at Enterprise Holdings and Larry “No Limit Larry” Mims of WPEG-Power 98 will be feted by the Urban League of Central Carolinas Young Professionals auxiliary at the fifth annual Leadership Awards June 23.


The celebration will be at Extravaganza Depot, 1610 N Tryon St. Doors open at 8 p.m.


The recipients will be honored for their commitment to professional and personal development, philanthropic opportunities, and community activism. All proceeds will benefit Urban League 21st Century Jobs Training programs.


• Milan Alecsys Royster has been named a state finalist in the National American Miss North Carolina Pageant.


Milan, 10, will compete June 30 at the Hilton in Winston-Salem. The winner will earn $1,000 cash award, official crown and banner and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.


Milan’s activities include dancing, signing, reading, cooking and baking.

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