An independent JrK-12 college preparatory school 
located in Concord, North Carolina

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List of 6 news stories.

  • BOYS SWIMMER OF THE YEAR: Cannon’s Barone caps decorated career with pair of state titles

    For the past four seasons, swimming fans across the state could see the evidence of a great career in the making in Cannon senior Kyle Barone. Every year, he got faster and stronger, and his progression indicated great things to come.

    This winter, it culminated in his being named the Independent Tribune’s 2017-18 Boys Swimmer of the Year.

    Read the full article in Independent Tribune.
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  • 2018 Charlotte Observer All-Star Scholars nominees

    Will Exson, a senior at the Cannon School, says the Community Builder award he got in middle school is a testament to his ability to build bridges between people. Students from across the Charlotte region were nominated for the chance to be named as one of 10 scholarship winners.

    Read this article and the subsequent finalist article in Charlotte Observer.
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  • Cannon School wins state championship again

    Cannon School of Concord won the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association state golf tournament on Wednesday, for the third time in the last four years.

    Read the full article in the Salisbury Post.
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  • Cannon golfer helps spread love of sport to kids

    A Cannon School junior is spreading her love of golf to younger generations through a donation drive she started a few years ago. To date, Muskan Uppal has donated 1,025 clubs, 2,500 golf balls, 102 bags and other accessories to The First Tee of Greater Charlotte.

    This year alone she collected 625 clubs, 400 golf balls and 72 bags to donate to the organization which teaches children life skills through the game of golf.

    Read the full article in the Independent Tribune.
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  • Masticate And Swallow: Author speaks to Joy Club

    Fabio Alberto Hurtado was born in La Habana, Cuba in February 1971. He attended Cuban schools until fifth grade when his family left the nation in 1980.

    But while there he created memories, bonded with family and was forced to eat the dreaded malanga; what he described as the ugly-tasting cousin of the potato.

    Hurtado writes about his mother forcing him to eat malanga, his father’s large collection of parking tickets and plenty of other highlights of his Cuban-American childhood in his recently published book, ‘Masticate And Swallow.”

    The Cannon School teacher and administrator took the time to share some of these stories from his life with the Joy Club at McGill Baptist Church, and had them giggling as he described the way he battled with his mother when she asked him to eat malanga.

    Read the full article in Independent Tribune.
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  • Sambach ready to join Symetra Classic field

    The Symetra Classic golf tournament is a little more than a month away, and Davidson resident Amanda Sambach is excited.

    The accomplished 15-year-old amateur is not simply looking forward to seeing some of the rising stars in women’s pro golf compete locally at River Run Country Club. She’s ready to join them on the tee boxes, fairways and greens of her home course.

    Sambach has been granted a sponsor’s exemption to play in the event, which is part of the Symetra Tour, the official qualifying tour of the Ladies Pro Golf Association (LPGA). It’s her first pro event.

    Read the full story in the Herald Citizen.
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