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Education

  • CIS honored for volunteer hours, contributions

    CIS of Brunswick County was recognized as the local affiliate with the most volunteers (1,934) and donating more than 67,000 hours of volunteer time in the school year of 2009-2010 at the 2011 Communities in Schools of North Carolina Training Institute. CIS Brunswick County leads all other affiliates in the state, which includes areas such as Charlotte and Wake County.

  • SMART Night at Cedar Grove Middle School

  • Students make A/B honor roll at West Brunswick

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following students have been named to its A/B honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the school year:

  • Students make A honor roll at West Brunswick

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following students have been named to its A honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the school year:

  • CIS awards scholarships to seniors

    Communities in Schools of Brunswick County Inc. (CIS) will award 20 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at each of the county’s three high schools, as well as Brunswick County Academy and Early College High School. Applicants will be interviewed and scored based on financial need, academics, school activities, community involvement and interview presentation.

  • Students earn honors at Virginia Williamson Elementary School

    First grade

    Ms. Yantachka’s class:

    Principal’s award: Camden Phelps, Meredith Manley.

    Citizenship: Corryn Hardee, Savion Metters.

    Terrific Kids: Nichelle Furr, Bailey Moore.

    B.U.G. (Brought Up Grades): Julia Hargis, Devaney Lane.

    Academic Excellence: Aidan Bailey, Kassie Callaghan, Emma Carter, Mason DiBenedetto, Adrian Faircloth, Corryn Hardee, Nathan Harris, Meredith Manley, Erin McLeod, Camden Phelps, Corbin Sink, Nichelle Furr, Julia Hargis, Zackery Klamerus.

  • Brunswick Community College offers continuing education programs

    The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) at Brunswick Community College offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction.

    Many small business courses are free due to funding from a Small Business Center grant. For a full schedule of classes, including online courses, go to: www.brunswickcc.edu. Call 755-7378 to register. The following are upcoming CEWD courses and seminars:

  • Students make honor roll at Bolivia

    Bolivia Elementary has announced the following students have been named to its honor rolls for the second nine weeks:

    Second grade

    A team: Dylan Bevill, Rebekah Gibby, Courtney Madison Grotzinger, Eden Hodge, Paul Jackson, Isaak McKenney, Serena Priestly, Cameron Pearce Quinn, Courtney Robbins, Christian Shelton, Wyatt Walter, Summer Whitlock.

  • More than 130,000 pop tabs collected at Supply Elementary School

    SUPPLY—Students at Supply Elementary School prove you’re never too young to make a difference.

    Students in the school’s National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) chapter helped collect more than 130,000 pop tabs while helping a local senior work toward his Eagle Scout rank.

    Students in NEHS are required to participate in four community service projects each year. During a recent chapter meeting to discuss possible projects, fifth-grader Bravin Troy had a suggestion.

  • BEMC to award scholarships to area seniors

    For the third year, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC) will again award two scholarships of $5,000 each to high school seniors in Brunswick and Columbus counties.

    The awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, participation in community and school activities, SAT scores, letters of reference and a 1,500 word essay on “Renewable Energy: Jobs of the Future.”