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'Education Unlocks The World' For Morrison – Brevard, NC

Jackie Morrison tells her two daughters, Kiana and Londyn, that “education unlocks the world.” She wants to make sure they know that and they see how hard she has worked for her education. Morrison acknowledges that receiving two Connestee Falls...

 

Brevard College Announces The Rita Hayes Endowed Scholarship – Brevard, NC

Brevard College has announced the establishment of The Rita Hayes Endowed Scholarship that will work to assist students with their degree completion. The inspiration for creating the fund came from Michele and Marvin Barg, community members and...

 

Sanders Awarded William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship-Pisgah National Forest

A graduate student attending the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia, Jenny Sanders has been named the 2019 recipient of The Pisgah Chapter of Trout...

 

Transylvanian's In College – Transylvania County, NC

Mars Hill University Megan Nicole Lewandowski of Rosman was among 167 graduates of Mars Hill University during the university’s spring commencement on May 11. Lewandowski graduated with a B.S. in business administration....

 
 By Patrick Hall    Education    July 1, 2019

BC Student-Athletes Paddle Neuse River

To kick off the 2019 summer, seven Brevard College student-athletes embarked on an outdoor adventure of a lifetime. The challenging expedition, known as “Voice of the Rivers,” is an annual journey...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarships Integral To Bone Brothers Success

In 1974, John Bone, a pilot for Eastern Airlines, happened to fly over western North Carolina. He was impressed with what he saw. The next week he drove to the area from his home in Connecticut, and...

 

BRCC Is Collecting Old Photos To Celebrate 50 Years

Blue Ridge Community College asks local residents to look back through their memorabilia to find photographs that capture the College throughout the 50 years (1969-2019) the college has served the...

 

Transylvanians In College

Belmont University Madeleine Lefler from Brevard qualified for the spring 2019 dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a q...

 

College To Receive $250,000 Matching Grant

Brevard College recently announced that The Paul and Margaret Porter Foundation in Cleveland County, N.C., has pledged a $250,000 grant over five years to support the Paul Porter Center for the...

 

BES Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Odin Cleveland, Rion Coadwell, Ella Crider, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli...

 

Rosman Elementary Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Tameron Laws and Daniel Queen. 4th Grade A/B Honor Roll Corbin Bradley, Reagan Brown, Kylen Devia,...

 

BRCC Career Academy For Educators

Transylvania County elementary, middle and high school teachers, as well as support staff, participated in the 12th Annual Career Academy for Educators from June 10-12. The Career Academy is a...

 

BRCC Equivalency Students Connect To Succeed

Blue Ridge Community College’s Adult Education & Literacy Department (AEL) celebrated the accomplishments of its graduates from the High School Equivalency and Adult High School programs Thursday...

 

Jump Start To Kindergarten Helps Children, Teachers

Smart Start of Transylvania County (SSTC) offers a “thank you” to the generous funders of the kindergarten readiness camp called Jump Start to Kindergarten, which is hosted by local public elementary schools. Rising kindergartners attend a...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Recipients Recognized

On June 17 at the Brevard City Council meeting, Mayor Jimmy Harris recognized the 2019 recipients of the Terrell L Scruggs Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the city of Brevard...

 

Scholarship Helps Doug Grimm Pursue Career

Doug Grimm joined the youth choir in his hometown of Savannah, Ga., at the age of 7, and he has been singing ever since. In 2018 he graduated from Brevard High School and was awarded a Connestee Falls...

 

Western Carolina University Graduates 13 Students From Transylvania County

The following students from Transylvania County graduated from Western Carolina University this spring: Fletcher Drummond Woodward of Balsam Grove graduated cum laude with a B.S. in biology. Joy Melinda Poe of Brevard graduated with a Master of...

 

Former Transylvania Administrator Elliott Is Regional Superintendent Of The Year

Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott was recently named Northwest North Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service Agency (NWRESA), an...

 

Brevard High Seeks Funds To Restore Piano

For more than 40 years, the Brevard High School Chorus and Theater performances have been accompanied by beautiful music being created by many talented pianists and one piano. The singular piano is a...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Stephanie McCall Pursues Writing Career

If you ask Stephanie McCall, 2004 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship, who she is, she would be most likely to answer first, that she is a writer, and second, that she is a person with...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    June 6, 2019

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Named

On Thursday, May 16, Transylvania County Schools held its 36th recognition evening in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Seventeen graduating seniors, two more than last year, received scholarships...

 

Transylvania County School System Honors Retirees

On Monday evening, Transylvania County Schools honored this year’s retirees with awards and dessert. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said some of the retirees have worked their entire careers in...

 

RHS After-Prom Lock-In Is A Huge Success

“Are you serious? Someone really donated a Nintendo Switch? Wow!” “How are you giving out the senior prizes this year?” “Will you be on my 3-on-3 team? We’re going to beat everyone...

 

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