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A group of high school students in white lab coats explain heart disease using a poster.

Nearly two dozen students at Forest Hills and Monroe high schools are getting a sneak peek at what it takes to become a pharmacist, thanks to a new mentoring program that targets health-science classes. The teens got a glimpse of their future selves Saturday during a White Coat Ceremony at Wingate University’s Levine College of Health Sciences.

Two male teens stand next to a grand piano.

Two area teens earned music scholarships to Wingate on Saturday via the University's second annual piano competition. Awards and cash prizes were also given to winners in the middle school category.

Four ladies stack boxes of canned goods in a warehouse.

Wingate sophomores looking to live out the University’s “Faith, Knowledge, Service” motto via a domestic travel program will have a chance this spring to tackle a problem that affects 1 in 8 Americans — food insecurity. W’Engage classes will travel to New Orleans and to western North Carolina to learn and serve.

A woman paints a heart on a huge bin of zucchini outside of a football stadium.

The enemy: hunger. The goal: eradication. The plan: partner with people on campus, in the community and at the local supermarket to get food to those most in need. That’s the short version of Wingate’s involvement with Food Lion Feeds, a fall-semester campaign that will kick off this month.