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 By Mary Lee    Education    April 1, 2019

B.C. Institute For Women In Leadership To Host Domestic Violence Awareness Event

Every spring, second year students from Brevard College’s Institute for Women in Leadership (IWIL) tackle an issue faced by the Brevard community. The students spend a year planning an event that will benefit the community in some way. This year,...

 

Discover Natural Transylvania To Feature Film 'Code Blue: Water In The Mountains' At The Library

Discover Natural Transylvania will feature the documentary film "Code Blue: Water in the Mountains" at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 4, at the Transylvania County Library. This 35-minute film by David...

 

Local Student Musicians Shine At District, State

After the hustle and bustle of marching band and holiday concerts, student musicians shift to preparing for All-District auditions. Each one hopes to earn a chance to compete for one of the All-State...

 

School System Announces Its Kindergarten Registration Dates

Hundreds of children and adults came out to the recent Kindergarten Readiness Rally on March 21, where they connected with schools, agencies and nonprofits offering various services. The excitement,...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Parents Learn About Bullying, 'Momo' Phenomenon

Koinonia, Lenten Service On March 14, the Koinonia Lenten service was held at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, one of our community supporters. Luz Hernandez, a Brevard College student who is volunteering at El Centro as a work-study...

 

High School Students Learn History At Veterans Museum

"Five days after their museum visit, students were talking, during their free time, about what they learned at the museum," Headmaster Sedrick Dellinger said after Canongate Catholic High School...

 

Guest Column: Be A Supporter Of Children's Literacy

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free" Frederick Douglas, a freed black man and abolitionist leader in early 19th century passionately testified. This quotation is on Brevard College's...

 

BRCC To Offer More Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following Continuing Education classes in April and May: Art Intermediate Water-color meets April 1-May 20 on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m. Registration fee is...

 

Everyday Education: Music Class Prepares Students For Leadership

A bright yellow oversized poster hangs on the wall next to the door in the music room at T.C. Henderson Elementary School. It reads: "We are the music makers and we are the dreamer of dreams... Yet we...

 

Seven Local Professionals Graduate From Homegrown Leaders Program By ARC

Several locals recently graduated from Homegrown Leaders program, a regional leadership and economic development program that develops and supports highly-motivated leaders who are committed to...

 

Everyday Education: 'Promise' Fulfilled For Students, Community

Lunch at Rosman High School has just finished and students are milling around the fabrication classroom. One young woman is asking a friend about the position of the antlers on a metal sculpture of a...

 

Registration Open For VISION's Upcoming Class

Blue Ridge Community College and VISION Transylvania invite comm-unity members to join VISION Transylvania's 10-month community leadership development program. The new cohort will begin in August...

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition Attends National Forum

Members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Forum in Washington, D.C., in early February. The representatives from...

 

T.C. Henderson Girls ROAR For United Way

T.C. Henderson School of Science and Technology Girls ROAR participants have definitely set the bar high. Eight girls raised $101.71 for United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) in just a week and a h...

 

New Conference Room To Honor Dr. Barbara Boerner

Last week, dozens of Dr. Barbara Boerner's former colleagues and students crowded into a newly renovated space adjacent to the dining room in Myers Hall at Brevard College. They were gathered to...

 

Everyday Education: Smart Start Prepares Children For School

When you mention the organization Smart Start to people, the reaction is often one of familiar confusion. The name sounds familiar. It reminds us of the federally funded child care program Head Start, an organization with whom Smart Start works but...

 

Making An Impact For BRCC Students

Blue Ridge Community College is awarding 500 scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, to high school students who continue their education at BRCC. Students must be graduating from a Henderson or...

 

At Western Carolina University: BHS Students Dominate Regional Science Fair

Despite less than ideal weather conditions and school delays, students, parents and teachers filled the Ramsey Regional Activity Center at Western Carolina University for the 2019 Region 8 Western Reg...

 

BRCC's Student Success Center Here To Help

At Blue Ridge Community College, the Student Success Center plays a central role in the academic climate. From tutoring to providing access to valuable resources, the Student Success Center oversees...

 

Educators Enhance Futures

Members and guests of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at College Walk to enjoy fellowship and enhance futures. Attendees brought their favorite dishes and enjoyed a shared epicurean feast hosted...

 

Ruth Jones Scholarships Are Available For Brevard And Rosman High School Students

Transylvania County high school seniors can now apply for the Ruth Jones Scholarships, which provide funding for higher education in the fields of health or environmental science. Two students, one from Brevard High School and one from Rosman High...

 

BRCC's Phi Theta Kappa Welcomes New Members

  Sixty-six students from Blue Ridge Community College were recently inducted into the Alpha Rho Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Blue Ridge Community College. “We are very proud of the accomplishments of these...

 

School Board Delays Right-Of-Way Vote

The Transylvania County Board of Education has decided to delay a vote on providing the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) a right-of-way at Brevard High School. The school board made the move during its recent meeting. The DOT has offered...

 

To Blue Ridge Students: Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Awards $9,350

On Feb. 15, 2019, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Blue Ridge Community College President Dr. Laura B. Leatherwood and Educational Foundation Executive Director Ann Green along with several student schola...

 

Blue Ridge Helps SAFE

Blue Ridge Community College students handed out Blue Ridge Bakery cupcakes and held a roses sale to benefit SAFE, Inc. on Valentine's Day....

 

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