By Frances Bradburn
Everyday Education 

Scientists And Teachers Make TIME Possible!


March 13, 2017

To say Dr. Kent Wilcox has "retired" hardly means he has left the classroom or laboratory. Wilcox and his colleagues are a regular presence on campus, offering TIME students a valuable sounding-board for ideas in their research several days a week. (Photos courtesy of Kevin Smith of Transylvania County Schools.)

Most of us in Transylvania County recognize Brevard High School's TIME program, a scientific research program that encourages 9-12th graders from the Transylvania County School System to invest one or more of their high school years exploring a scientific question or problem of their own choosing.

Some of us may know that many of these teens have won state and national science fairs, met Nobel Prize winners, presented their research to scientists at the scientists' national conference (AAAS), and even published original research in a juried, highly respected scientific journal.

But few of...

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