Four Brunswick Community College faculty members recently interned at six local businesses/agencies as part of the College Tech Prep Faculty Internship Program that took place in May, typically interning from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. College Tech Prep grant funds made it possible to pay faculty members daily stipends of $150 for a maximum of five days to intern in local businesses and agencies.
Think about a football team that scrimmages all year but ends the season never playing a game. Imagine an orchestra that practices for nine months but ends their year never holding a concert. Think of an artist who paints all year in her studio but never exhibits her work in a gallery.
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.