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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,...

 

'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...

 

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