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Rosman Booster Dalton Was Early Recipient

In 1988, John "Jake" Dalton received the second scholarship made possible by the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program; the first had been awarded in 1987. At that time, money for the...

 

McCarson To Teach ASL To Change Lives

During her first year at Blue Ridge Community College, Katelyn McCarson, a 2017 graduate of Brevard High School, had to choose a foreign language to meet one of her freshman requirements. Her...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The Sixth Annual Terrell L Scruggs Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at Connestee Falls Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 17. Jimmy Perkins, coordinator of the annual fundraiser said, "This event is...

 

BRCC Hosts Car Show Fundraiser For SkillsUSA

Drive on up to the Blue Ride Community College Transylvania Campus' second annual car show on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to not only see some beautiful cars on display, but also to...

 

Scholarship Winner Works For Social Justice

Zeena Abdulkarim is, like all of us, a multi-faceted person. The main characteristics she uses to describe herself is that she is female, black and an activist – all attributes that make living in...

 

Fall Continuing Education Class Schedules At BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) has begun enrolling students for its fall semester of Continuing Education classes. The classes are as follows: Art Learning and Loving Watercolor meets Sept. 9-Oct. 21 on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m. The registration...

 

Transylvanians In College

Calgary University Jared Voris, graduated on June 6 from the University of Calgary in Alberta Canada with a Masters of Science degree in geology and geophysics. He is continuing his education at UOC...

 

BHS Class Of 1952 Enjoys Reunion

The Brevard High School Class of 1952 met at the Pisgah Fish Camp Saturday, July 20, for their 67th class reunion. Everyone had a great time. Pictured above are: left to right, first row: Hilda...

 

Rosman High School Class Of 1969 Holds Reunion

The Rosman High School graduating class of 1969 recently held their 50th class reunion at the McNeely Event Center. Those classmates attending are, from left to right: (first row) Ray McCall,...

 

High School Classmates Are Extended Family

Hannah Camenzind and Ryan Fitzpatrick were classmates in the Brevard High School class of 2001. Both received Connestee Falls scholarships during their senior year. And now they are almost family, as...

 

BRCC Graduates Move Ahead

Blue Ridge Community College celebrates two former students, Cassi Harris and Josh Whitmire, who have moved on to the next stage of their lives. Harris completed eight transferable courses in BRCC's...

 

Deadlines Extended For Tinsley Journalism And Education Scholarships

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism and Education Scholarship, to be awarded for the 2019/2020 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the...

 

Egolf To Raise Money For Local Teams

Egolf Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program to Transylvania County in an effort to raise up to $6,000 (each) for Brevard High School and Rosman High School. For every person who test-drives a new Ford vehicle at each...

 
 By Ben Hardy    Education    July 22, 2019

Local College Students Transfer Confidently

Blue Ridge Community College is well known as an affordable option for students looking to save money on a four-year degree. Students often opt to use one of Blue Ridge's many transfer pathways to...

 

CFWNC Awards Scholarships Totaling $587,000

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $587,000 to 99 students in 57 schools in 22 counties in western North Carolina. Sixty volunteers from the community worked to review applications and...

 

Tinsley To Participate In ACLU Summer Institute

This month the American Civil Liberties Union is hosting its annual Summer Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C. for rising junior and senior high school students that will give students the tools they need to engage in their communities on issues...

 

Fourth Quarter Honor Roll Results Released

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll James Brooks, Keaton Campbell, Gabriela Contreraz-Canseco, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Triton...

 

BRCC Welcomes Weaver To Board Of Trustees

Dr. Brian Weaver, assistant superintendent of Transylvania County Schools, is the newest member of Blue Ridge Community College’s Board of Trustees. He was sworn in at the end of June. Weaver is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, where he...

 

Father-Daughter Connection For Local Family At BRCC

In fall 2019, both father and daughter will commute to Blue Ridge Community College, one serving as a school resource officer (SRO) and the other as a first-year college student. Rosman High School...

 

Local Dentist Gives Back Through Scholarship Program

Dr. Jeffrey Lorch closed on his purchase of Brevard’s Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry in December of 2013. In 2014 he found out about the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program through the...

 

BRCC Fall Registration Now Open

Blue Ridge Community College fall registration is happening now. Fall semester begins Aug. 15. Visit the website or drop in to discuss what program of study may be right. Apply for admission at...

 

Rosman Students Compete At FBLA National Conference

On June 29, three Rosman Middle School students and one Rosman High School student traveled to San Antonio, Texas to compete at the National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Conference. Over...

 

Transylvanians In College

Bob Jones University Jessany Katka, a resident of Brevard, was among nearly 600 students who graduated from Bob Jones University Friday, May 3. Katka graduated with a MA in Biblical Counseling....

 

BRCC Hosts Young Engineers

Blue Ridge Community College hosted the Young Engineers Experience (YEE) summer camp from June 24 - 27, introducing young students to the exciting world of engineering. The YEE camp allowed students...

 

Rosman High Seeks Hall Of Fame Nominees

The Rosman High School Alumni Hall of Fame voting committee would like to remind the community that nominations for this year’s inductees will be accepted until Aug. 14. Nominations can be made in any of the five categories: athletic achievements,...

 

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