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Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The 5th annual award for the Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship has been presented to 13 graduates of Rosman High School and Brevard High School. This scholarship fund was established in 2012 by the city of Brevard to honor previous finance director,...

 
 By John Lanier    Education    June 12, 2017

BHS Graduates Come Together As 'Family'

Overcoming adversity, supporting one another and creating one's future were the common themes of those speaking before 153 graduates at Brevard High's commencement ceremony Friday evening at the...

 
 By Kae Parker    Education    June 12, 2017

Everyday Education: The Early Developmental Years Are So Important

Years ago, I was asked to speak to the local Kiwanis about early childhood education. I thought, “This is an audience of older, retired men...What am I going to tell them about Early Childhood Education?” So I thought that I would play around...

 

First Connestee Falls Scholarship Recipient Surprised

In 1987, Jon Levi was sitting in the Brevard High School auditorium listening to the names of scholarship recipients being read when, to his complete surprise, he heard his name announced as the...

 

Ruth Elaine Jones Memorial Scholarship Expanded - Transylvania County, NC

In 2017, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) expanded the Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarship to make two $1,500 awards each year - one for a graduating senior at Brevard High School and one for a...

 

PARI Brings ROVERS Robots To Brevard College

An exciting project will be available to Brevard College students, thanks to a $260,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The Remotely Operated Vehicles for Engaging and Retaining Students...

 

Brevard College Honors Lifetime Supporters

On May 18, in a unique ceremony that traces its roots to pre-medieval Europe, Brevard College showed appreciation to those who quietly and consistently change the lives of its students. The Brevard...

 

One Brick At A Time - Brevard, NC

Faye Paden, president of the Brevard Historical Schools Foundation, was thankful for the recent help of Rick McGaha, a Brevard High School graduate. McGaha was replacing some of the old bricks around...

 

Davidson River School Graduates Celebrate

It was a special morning last Friday for a group of 20 Transylvania County students as Davidson River School (DRS) held its annual graduation ceremony. The mood was light and cheerful, the weather...

 

RHS Graduates Look To New Adventures

An electric guitar rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner," played by student Dawson Bailey, got Rosman High School's graduation ceremonies off with a kick Saturday morning. His lead solo filled Breva...

 
 By John Lanier    Education    June 12, 2017

Justice Reports A 'Good Year' For School Safety

“We had a good year as far as safe schools go,” Alan Justice, director of athletics, transportation and safe schools, informed the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday evening. Justice credited the School Resource Officers (SROs)...

 

WNC Military History Museum Zachary Owenby Wins Patriotic Essay Contest - Brevard, NC

Brevard Middle School's Zachary Owenby won first place in the WNC Military History Museum's First Annual Essay Contest. Second place was won by Pierce Roberts, and third place was won by Veronica...

 

Transylvanians In College

North Carolina State University Mark Andrew Turner of Matthews, N.C. (formerly of Brevard), graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science in fisheries,...

 

Everyday Education: Passing The Torch: Advice To New Educators From Transylvania's Teachers Of The Year

Teaching is not a good career choice. What do you think? At the end of the semester in May, a Brevard College freshman walked into my office and said, "I think I want to be a teacher, but everybody...

 

Brevard High School: Students Learn 'Reality Of Money' With SECU - Brevard, NC

Brevard High School students received a taste of their financial futures when the State Employees Credit Union of Brevard brought its simulation "The Reality of Money" to classes in May. "Through this...

 

Hospital Auxiliary Honors Scholarship Winners - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Re-gional Hospital (TRH) Auxiliary held a reception on Sunday, April 23, for its 2017 scholarship winners. The event was held in the Carlson Conference Room at the hospital. There...

 

The Family Place To Celebrate 20th Anniversary On June 24

For the past 20 years, The Family Place has played an integral part in educating and empowering children and families in Transylvania County. It has continually offered support, education and resources, and has been an important link in a larger...

 

Rosman Elementary Students Receive Dental Sealants

Second and third graders at Rosman Elementary School - and their parents - have less reason to worry about cavities, thanks to sealants provided by the N.C. Oral Health Section and the Healthy Smiles...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    May 29, 2017

Connestee Falls Scholarships Awarded To High School Seniors

Fourteen graduating seniors from Brevard and Rosman high schools were awarded scholarships from the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program (CFSSP) on Thursday even-ing, May 18, during the...

 
 By Erica Brock    Education    May 29, 2017

Everyday Education: Build A Better World At Your Library This Summer

By Erika Brock It’s that time of year again when schools are wrapping up their years and students start counting down the days until summer break. As the school year comes to a close, we at the Transyl-vania County Library are gearing up for our...

 

Transylvania County Schools Honors Educators - Brevard, NC

Transylvania County Schools Honors Educators...

 
 By Sam Farrar    Education    May 22, 2017

Everyday Education: Time To Change Graduation Speakers

There have been rumors recently on whether or not Brevard High School is planning to eliminate valedictorian and salutatorian speeches at its graduation. The school would switch to simply recognizing the top 10 academic students instead. Whether...

 

Connestee Falls: Scholarship Program Raises More Than $900,000

On May 17, volunteers working on the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program kicked off the Program's 30th year of raising money to help Transylvania County students attend college. At the...

 

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