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Brevard P.E.O. Awards Three Scholarships

On Friday, July 31, P.E.O Chapter of Brevard presented three local women with scholarships for their 2020-21 school years. Scholarship recipients Tenille Leonard and Calee Lance... — Updated 8/10/2020

 

Final Thoughts Of Brevard High's Top Students

(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times typically runs excerpts of the graduation speeches given by the valedictorian and salutatorian. Since there were no graduation ceremonies this... — Updated 8/10/2020

 

BRCC Faculty Prepares For Fall Semester

Blue Ridge Community College faculty are attending training on the techniques and technologies required for successful implementation of the HyFlex model, which will be used by many courses in the fall semester. The HyFlex model is... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

BC Unveils New Athletic Suite

The Bo and Barbara Hulsey Athletic Suite was unveiled in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week at the Boshamer Gymnasium on the Brevard College campus. The Bo and Barbara Hulsey Athletic Suite will be the new home for the BC... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

BRCC Registering For Fall Semester

Blue Ridge Community College’s Transylvania County Campus Faculty Chair Ben Hardy works with Associate in Arts student Suzanne Pittman to build a schedule for the fall semester.... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

Three Students Receive Prized Scholarships

Transylvania County Schools wants to recognize three hallmark scholarship awards that illustrate the wide range of pathways available to students preparing for careers of... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

BRCC Celebrates Summer

Blue Ridge Community College held a drive-thru Summer Celebration on July 8. Pictured is dual-enrolled high school student Spencer Pierson, who won a $100 gift card as part of the... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Community Foundation Awards Scholarships Totaling $510,250

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $510,250 to 94 western North Carolina students in 57 schools in 21 counties. More than 60 volunteers from the community worked to... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Booster Shot To Be Required For High School Seniors

Effective Aug. 1, 2020, a booster dose of meningococcal conjugant vaccine (MenACWY) is required for students entering the 12th grade in public, private or religious schools in North Carolina. Students who do not meet this requireme... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Retired Educators Seek Community Donations

Plans for re-opening schools are being finalized and may shift as the year progresses. One thing that will always remain the same is the need for school supplies to help every student have a good day, every day, in the local... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Sheffield Receives Scholarship

The Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) congratulates Emily Sheffield, who is the recipient of an LGFCU Scholarship Award. Sheffield will use the scholarship to study at UNC-Charlotte and is one of 120 deserving high... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Brevard College Awarded $7,000 From Lake Toxaway Charities

Appalachia has a storied history of tight communities. Life in the mountains was often remote and as a result neighbors frequently looked after one another, celebrated milestones, and helped community members through difficult... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Cjon Conley Selected As Bonner Scholar At Mars Hill University

Cjon Drakkar Conley of Brevard has been selected as a Bonner Scholar at Mars Hill University for fall 2020. He is a 2020 graduate of Brevard High School, where he was active in the... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Graduating Seniors Earn Prestigious Awards

Graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 earned many prestigious awards to help offset the cost of college starting this fall. Local and regional scholarships are a major factor helping Transylvania County Schools students prepare... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Rosman Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

Madison Henson was an active lady at Rosman High during her four years. She was involved in FCA, Student Council, FBLA, RHS Hall of Fame Committee, Junior and Senior Class... — Updated 7/20/2020

 

Brevard High Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Advisory Board has announced its annual award recipients. Eleven Brevard High School and Rosman High School graduates will each receive a $1,000... — Updated 7/20/2020

 

Wilbanks, Harrison Win Ruth Jones Scholarships 2020 Winners Announced

Conserving Carolina has announced the winners of the annual Ruth Jones Scholarship. Two Transylvania County high school students have been selected to receive $1,500 for higher education in the fields of health and environmental... — Updated 7/9/2020

 

BRCC Graduate To Become Physician Assistant – Brevard, NC

In the fall of 2020, Michele Smith will enter the Wingate Physician Assistant program in Hendersonville. The Brevard local has been working towards this educational goal for five... — Updated 7/9/2020

 

Safety Measures Taken For Cooperative Extension Class

Farmers and landscapers alike need to keep up with many different changes to pesticides and pest management tools. This requires them to attend classes each year to maintain state and federal mandated CEUs. With COVID-19... — Updated 7/6/2020

 
 By Nona Walker    Education

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Announced-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools recently announced the recipients of this year's Connestee Falls scholarships. They are a talented and deserving group of 12 seniors from both Brevard... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

TCSEF Continues Advocacy In Spite Of COVID-19

In spite of the necessary cancellation of this year’s Taste of Transylvania, the Transylvania County Schools Education Foundation (TCSEF) continues its mission to promote, develop and encourage public and private support of... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Transylvanians In College

Cedarville University Kaylee Howell of Brevard, who is majoring in biology, was named to the dean’s list for spring at Cedarville University in Ohio. This recognition required Howell to maintain a 3.75 GPA and carry a minimum of... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship: Caroline Dockery Is Baking Up A Bright Future

No matter how hard you try, you will not find a sweeter woman than Caroline Dockery. She is the founder of Morsel Cookie Company, a fledging business getting ready to fly. And her... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

BRCC Hosting FAFSA Night

Blue Ridge Community College is hosting a free FAFSA Night from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, at its Transylvania County Campus to help any student interested in filling out their FAFSA. FAFSA Nights are one of several ways the... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Smart Start Named 2020 Parsec Prize Recipient

Smart Start of Transylvania County (SSTC) has been named a 2020 Parsec Prize recipient. This year’s unrestricted grants totaling $200,000 help support those working diligently and effectively to prioritize educational and... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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