Katie Land is this week’s scholar/athlete of the week for North Buncombe High School. A senior, Land plays defense on the BlackHawks’ soccer team. She is a member of the BETA Club, HOSA and student council. She plans on attending AB Tech before going on to Western Carolina to study Nursing. She said she is “honored to be chosen, love that this award shines a light on athletes who also work hard in school as well as extracurriculars and athletics.” Katie is the daughter of Kelly and Jon Land. The award was presented by Bill Boughton of Edward Jones who sponsors the award.