• Students win First Night button contest

    The winner of the admission button contest for Shallotte’s First Night New Year’s Eve event is Maelene Naftzger from South Brunswick Middle School. Runners-up were Makenna Jahr from Shallotte Middle School and Bailey Walker from Cedar Grove Middle School.

  • Bolivia students make honor roll, earn awards

    The following students were honored for the fourth nine-week grading period of the school year at Bolivia Elementary School:

    A honor roll

  • Students participate in photography workshop

    On Saturday, May 21, eight Brunswick County 4-H TiLT (Teens in Leadership Training) members participated in a photography and presentation workshop. Participants included John and Dillon Bernheisel, Kenan Bridges, Will Gauldin, Janzen Jones, Sammi Lawrence, John Macon and Savanna Michaux.

  • BCC faculty take part in internships

    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. 

  • Roger Bacon students take EOGs

    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.

  • Education briefs

    Students get honors from CU

    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.

  • Students win patriotic art contest

    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 Farmer Grows a Rainbow’

    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.” 

  • Soil and Water honors local teacher

    On the evening of May 16, teachers and students met to honor one Brunswick County educator who far exceeded all teaching expectations in environmental sciences. 

  • Students graduate from Gardner-Webb

    Three Brunswick County students were among 436 graduate students at Gardner-Webb University’s 2011 spring commencement exercises.