Wake County, N.C. residents want to change high school's name

Friday, August 2, 2013

Some people say the likely name of a new local high school – “Apex Friendship High” – is a little too, well, friendly.

By Wednesday afternoon, more than 430 people had signed a petition on the website change.org that urges the Wake County school board to opt for the name “West Apex High” instead of Apex Friendship High.

The word “Friendship” was included in the name to honor the historic Friendship community, where the new school will be located.

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