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Connestee Falls Scholars Become Local Teachers – Connestee Falls NC


Last updated 6/6/2016 at 7:21pm

Jake Raines leads a discussion of the book, "Dawn," by Elie Wiesel, in a sophomore English class. (Photo by Kevin B. Smith, Transylvania County Schools)

(Twenty-nine years, more than $800,000 raised and more than 500 scholarships awarded. Quite a history of success for the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program. But what about the recipients? Where are they now? The Student Scholarship program is looking back to tell the stories of previous scholarship winners. This first installment is about two recipients who have become teachers in Transylvania County schools. First in a series)

Amanda Chapman and Jake Raines once walked the hallways of Rosman High School as students. Now they are teachers in the Transylvania County School system,...

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