Graduates and their friends and families took refuge from the heat Saturday, May 15, as Campbell University had its spring commencement ceremony in the spacious new John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center.
Three students from South Brunswick High School were local winners in the annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Competition sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7288 in Calabash. Entries for the competition were judged on the originality of concept, presentation clarity of ideas, design technique, patriotism expressed in the artwork and uniqueness.
The Brunswick County Farm Bureau sponsored a special educational training event on April 15 for elementary educators from Brunswick County Schools. Curriculum coaches representing all elementary schools from the county school system took part in an orientation session related to the use of a new teaching kit, “The Farmer Grows a Rainbow.”
The members of Brunswick County Early College High School’s Glee Club have been performing throughout the spring. Most recently, the students presented sing-along programs at Lincoln Elementary, Town Creek Elementary and Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary.
Student ham radio operators from The Roger Bacon Academy went on the air at the annual Coastal Carolina Air Show to help provide emergency communication backup and assist first responders in their communication needs.
Caleb Saunders, who attends the Academy of Coastal Carolina, is the winner of this year’s Brunswick County Republican Women’s Americanism essay contest and he will be honored at the club’s annual luncheon on June 11. The topic of his essay was “What the U.S. Flag Means to Me.”