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Color Guard presents our Nation's Colors at Panthers Game
On Saturday August 21st, the Weddington High School Marine Corps JROTC Color Guard presented our Nation's Colors at the first home preseason game of the Carolina Panthers.
This dedicated group of young men and women did a phenomenal job performing in front of over 50,000 fans.
The members of the squad were Senior Robert Howard and Juniors Jessie Dohman, Carson Glatz, Ken Canup, Morgan Grant, and Walter Magda.
In the words of the unit’s Color Sargent Robert Howard, “It was a huge honor and a landmark event for the program and hopefully, our performance reflected well on our school and unit. “Full Story
WHS students participate in 10th Annual Dragon Boat Race
On Saturday May 16, four Weddington Chinese language students participated in the 10th Annual Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival races held at Lake Norman. Sophomores Johnny Pham and Ashton Aldridge and juniors Richard Lowery and Robert McGill joined 16 students from Marvin Ridge High School to make up the UCPS team, ‘Inspiration Nation.’
Dragon boat races have a history of over 2,000 years in China as part of a festival honoring the patriotic poet and statesmen, Qu Yuan. Over 50 teams took part in this year’s event, many from local corporations and some from other states such as Maryland and South Carolina.Full Story