Myers promoted to assistant fire chief

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville Fire and Rescue Department Battalion Chief Jason Myers has been promoted to the rank of assistant chief of operations, Chief Eddie Bowling announced recently.

Myers joined the department in 2002 and has risen through the ranks of firefighter, fire equipment operator and captain and most recently has served as battalion chief, where he was responsible for overseeing one of the three shifts that rotate coverage in the city.

Myers moved to the Thomasville area in 1992 and is a graduate of East Davidson High School. He earned a degree in mechanical drafting from Davidson County Community College and currently holds an associate degree in fire protection technology from Coastal Carolina Community College and a bachelor’s degree in fire and emergency service management from Fayetteville State University.

Phi Kappa Phi inducts local members

TRIAD — Four area North Carolina A&T students were among several nationwide recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. They include Allana Matthews of High Point, Andrew White of Jamestown, Jason DePolo of Thomasville and Chenetta Mallette of Kernersville.

Westchester students inducted into National Honor Society

HIGH POINT — The Westchester Country Day School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 32 new members during a recent ceremony. The society recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character.

This year’s inductees include Aliana Schwartz, Anna Beth Merritt, Aydin Hall, Bo Brigman, Caleb Hammond, Caroline Griffith, Cleveland Armentrout, Connor Apple, Cruz Hesling, Dru Lassiter, Duncan Grimes, Emma Engle, Evan Walters, Grayson Boyette, Henry Erikson, Jacob Johnson, Jonah Keshguerian, Jordan Bradley, Josh Bayne, Julia Kepley, Lucy Larkin Heard, Lulu Culler, Madalyn Adams, Madeline McWhorter, Nati Roberts, Olivia Cecil, Priya Parikh, Quinto Keomalaythong, Ruhan Upadhyaya, Skylar Manning, Sofie Stofferis and Trey Johnson.