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RES Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Amarah Hall, Kameron Hendricks, Blake Lee and Kiahna Sexton. 3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll Corbin Bradley,...

 

BRCC Nearly Half Way To $2 Million Fundraising Goal For Scholarships

Blue Ridge Community College is nearly half way to raising $2 million, which, among other things, will provide scholarships for high school gradates In May, Dr. Laura Leatherwood, president of Blue Ridge Community College, along with Trustee John...

 

Connestee Falls Awards Scholarship To Mann

Hayleigh Mann received her first Connestee Falls scholarship in 2015, when she was a freshman at Brevard College. Now in her junior year, Mann will tell you that that first Connestee scholarship was...

 

Two Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarships Awarded

Conserving Carolina has awarded two scholarships to Julia Smith and Kaylin Lewandowski, of Brevard High School and Rosman High School, respectively. The two local graduates each received a one-time award of $1,500. The memorial scholarship was...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Honors Law Enforcement Training Graduates

The Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program recently graduated 11 cadets. Family, friends, faculty and staff were present as the college honored the college's 32nd...

 

Everyday Education: Out Of The Cave And Into The Classroom

In my last article, “Kids These Days,” I discussed the difficulties young people face these days regarding the constant bombardment of information and influence coming from their phones. I also suggested they need some way to evaluate how to...

 

Local Students Represent N.C. At The International Science And Engineering Fair

Throughout the 2017-18 school year, millions of students worldwide competed in local and school-sponsored science fairs. The winners of these events advanced to participate in regional and state fairs...

 

Art Informs Environmental Focus At PFE

Have you driven past Pisgah Forest Elementary School lately? Have you wondered what those unusual sculptures are on the front lawn? What have they got to do with the school's focus on the...

 

Brevard High FFA Club Honors Winners, Officers

It has been a busy year for the Brevard FFA Chapter. On Thursday, May 24, the chapter held its annual end of year banquet. Not only did members celebrate the chapter's 90th anniversary, but they also...

 

Brevard Academy Releases Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Bryson Basting, Emaline Brown, Evie Brown, Libby Gaston, Alenna Nitcher, Victoria Ramsey, Genevieve Barielle,...

 

RHS Sponsors 17th Annual After-Prom Lock-In

"Have you seen my dress?" "Did you buy your tickets yet?" "Will you be on my 3x3 team? We're going to beat everyone else!" "I hope I win that kayak or the PS4!" "Did you hear we're having laser tag...

 

Connestee Falls Program Awards Scholarship Announced

By Nona Walker The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program awarded 15 scholarships at the 35th recognition evening for Transylvania County Schools, which was held on Thursday, May 17, in the...

 

Teachers: Why They Teach And Why They March

Every year Brevard College graduates between eight and 15 teachers, fully prepared and licensed, and ready to begin the teaching profession. They have worked hard for this moment. For four years,...

 

Mountain Sun School Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago, Mountain Sun Community School began when a small group of parents and teachers came together to create a unique educational environment for the children of Transylvania County. Mountain...

 

BRCC To Offer Continuing Education Classes In June

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following continuing education classes in Transylvania County beginning in June. Yoga for Every Body meets June 5-28, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Registration fee is $56.30. Reiki Energy...

 

Democracy Project Recognizes Local Students

On Tuesday evening, May 15, more than 100 parents, teachers, students and supporters of the Democracy Project gathered in the lobby of Brevard College's Porter Center for the Performing Arts to recogn...

 

Brevard College Announces Spring 2017/18 Dean's List

Brevard College has announced its dean’s list and honor roll for the spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. The following local students achieved the following honors: From Balsam Grove: Emily Robinson, honor roll. From Brevard: Melissa...

 

Transylvanians in College: Bethany Chappell

A-B Tech Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Chappell have announced the graduation of their daughter, Bethany Allison Chappell, from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, on Saturday, May 12, at the U.S....

 

Transylvanians in College: Lauren Mahoney

Gardner-Webb University Gardner-Webb Uni-versity recently honored undergraduate students for academic excellence. Winners of these awards exemplify the university's core values of faith, service and...

 

Transylvanians in College: Jacob Voris

N.C. State Agricultural Institute Jacob Voris graduated with honors from North Carolina State University Agricultural Institute on Dec. 14, 2017 with associates degrees in agribusiness management and...

 

BRCC Graduates Come Full Circle To Co-Teach

Poke your head in Allan Smith's office any time during the week and you are likely to see a student hanging out with the very approachable Blue Ridge biology instructor. J.C. McCarson had many...

 

TCS Educational Foundation Welcomes New Director

Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) has announced the hiring of a new executive director, Shannon Meadows Allison. Allison is a native of western North Carolina and a resident...

 

Tinsley Journalism Scholarships Available

The Transylvania County Schools Educat-ional 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 Transylvania County...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Celebrate 10 Years On May 11 At Lumberyard

In the summer of 2007, two local camp owners, Chuck McGrady (Falling Creek) and Sandy Schenck (Green River Preserve), along with Aleen Steinberg, a conservationist and advocate behind the protection...

 

School Board Picks Two New Principals

On Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education by a 4-0 vote approved Carrie Norris as the new principal for Brevard Elementary School and Scott Strickler as the new principal for Rosma...

 

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