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Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The 6th annual awards for the Terrell L. Scruggs Memorial Scholarship have been presented to 12 graduates of Transylvania County’s three high schools. The Terrell L. Scruggs Memorial Scholarship honors lifetime Transyl-vania County community...

 

Scholarship Has Vital Impact For Local Student

By Ellen O'Brien Ashari Arkansas loves snow. She grew up in Brevard, but she loves snow. That is just one of the facts about this 2017 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship. Ashari is half Native...

 

Transylvanians In College

Blue Ridge Community College The Transylvania Cattlemen’s Association scholarship has been given to Luke Owen, of Lake Toxaway. Owen recently graduated from Blue Ridge Community College and plans to attend North Carolina State University in the fal...

 

T.I.M.E. 4 Real Science Students Conduct Authentic Research

When you think of western medicine, you would not necessarily think of herbs or other plant sources. However, three high school students from rural Brevard believe there are novel sources of natural...

 

SECU Members Award $10,000 Scholarships

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Kaylin Susanne Lewandowski, a 2018 graduate of Rosman High School, and...

 

Spradlins Receive Connestee Falls Scholarships

Sometimes seeing double is a good thing. Friends and teachers of Aidan and Bryce Spradlin might feel that way. These two young scholars and athletes are identical twins. Now, in addition to...

 

CFWNC Awards Scholarships Totaling $540,000

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $540,000 to 103 students in western North Carolina. Sixty volunteers from the community worked to review the applications and select recipients....

 

Substitute Teacher Course Offered

Registration is now open for the Substitute Teacher/Effective Teacher Training course offered by UNC Asheville. The course is taught in a hybrid format which incorporates both online and in-person coursework. Classes will meet on the campus of UNC...

 

Blue Ridge Graduate Shares Love Of Outdoors

As a Blue Ridge Community College student, Shane Worley gave his all to the Transylvania campus community. Earning a 4.0 GPA, the non-traditional student tutored classmates in Spanish and math, served...

 

Blue Ridge Offers 'Cutting Edge' Opportunities

Well-paying jobs in the area are waiting for trained employees to fill them. Blue Ridge Community college offers a computer integrated machining program to train students as machining technicians for...

 

Community College Offers Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following continuing edu-cation classes in Transylvania County beginning in August. How to Take Better Pictures: Meets Aug. 15-29, Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m...

 

Transylvania Students Named To BRCC Spring Dean's List

The following Transylvania County students listed with their program of study were named to the dean’s list at Blue Ridge Community College for the spring semester of 2018. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must be a full-time student...

 

New Assistant Principals Named By Board

The Board of Education recently approved two new assistant principals who will start their administrative careers with Transylvania County Schools. On June 6, the board approved Andrew Healy as a new...

 

BES Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll James Brooks, Odin Cleveland, Rion Coadwell, Ella Crider, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmo...

 

TC Henderson School Of Science & Tech. Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the fourth quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Margaret Campbell, Maddie Galloway, and Gabe Whitmire. 3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll Brodi...

 

BRCC To Host Health Care Careers Showcase

Blue Ridge Community College will host a health care careers showcase at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, July 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. During the event, participants will learn about the programs offered, admission and registration procedures and...

 

Transylvanians In College

East Carolina University At East Carolina University, 5,479 students received degrees on May 4 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The following students from Transylvania County earned degrees: Morgan Sisk of Balsam Grove graduated with a B.S. in...

 

English To Head BRCC Workforce Development

Dr. Chris English has been named interim vice president for Economic and Workforce Development at Blue Ridge Community College, effective July 1. "Dr. English's experi-ence, expertise and commitment...

 

Teaching Teacher Assistants

Blue Ridge Community College student Portia Jackson works as a teacher assistant at Hillview Head Start in the 3-year-old classroom and as an intern working with rising fourth and fifth graders at...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Instrumental To Saltz's Success

Kara Saltz is a runner, mountain biker, hiker, camper, animal lover, yoga and qigong practitioner and a businesswoman. She is also the first in her family to go to college, a recipient of Connestee Fa...

 

Applications Still Available For Jim Bob And Dottie Tinsley Scholarships

The Transylvania County Schools Educa-tional Foundation (TCSEF) is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism Scholarship to be awarded for the 2018/2019 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the Transyl-vania County...

 

Hildebrand Named Member Of NSHHS

Brevard High student Hunter D. Hildebrand of Pisgah Forest has been selected as a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The organization recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and...

 

BES Educators Attend NCCAT

Several area educators recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for the state’s teachers. Participating educators from...

 

Rise & Shine Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Rise & Shine honor roll is defined as having all “Mastery” or “Proficient” scores for K-2nd grades and making all As and Bs for 3rd-12th grades. The following students were named to the Rise & Shine Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of...

 

BMS Announces Honor Roll For Fourth Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Josiah Casey, Elijah Eubanks, Meleah Foster, Julia Hardy, Ruby Harris, Noah McLauchlin, Hannah Megown,...

 

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