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  1. Civil Air Patrol mobilized for storm responseRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Maj Ricky Jones of MER-NC-079 flew a CAP Cessna on Sept. 10 from the Pitt-Greenville airport to the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport it to be safely hangered inland.

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  2. Summit plots workforce strategiesRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Business leaders and educators from the Twin Counties and beyond converged on the campus of Edgecombe Community College on Thursday to discuss how the two groups can work together for the betterment of the community. John Chaffee, president and CEO of the NCEast Alliance, the lead economic development organization serving Eastern North Carolina, was the keynote speaker at the Twin Counties Education and Business Leaders' Summit.

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  3. Grants fund solar power for schoolsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    NC GreenPower has awarded a grant of up to $15,000 each to five North Carolina Schools including two schools in the Twin Counties. Rocky Mount Prep and Edgecombe County Early College High School will each receive the grant funds for the the installation of an educational solar photovoltaic array on the school campuses.

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  4. Duke Energy helps boost NCC Stem campsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    From left are NCC Foundation Board President Robyn Perkerson, NCC Foundation Vice President of Advancement and Executive Director Pam Ballew, Duke Energy Community Relations Manager and NCC Foundation Board Member Tanya Evans, 2017-18 NCC Foundation Campaign Chairman Frank Maynard, NCC Mathematics Department Chairwoman Dina Pitt and NCC President Dr. Bill Carver. Nash Community College has been awarded $75,000 by Duke Energy Foundation to support the Eighth to Associate Degree program and $5,000 for student scholarships.

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  5. Girl Scouts puts emphasis on STEM programsRead the original story

    May 13, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Over the past 106 years, Girl Scouts has encouraged girls to break down barriers and pursue interests in fields where women are often underrepresented with programming in the sciences, outdoors and more. As early as 1913, Girl Scouts had badges such as Bee-Keeper, Electrician, Rock Trapper and Star Gazer, showing commitment to helping develop skills and passion in the STEM fields.

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  6. Grads to bid farewell to community collegesRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    There will be no shortage of recent community college graduates in the Twin Counties this weekend, as both Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College are set to offer handshakes, pomp and circumstance and over 1,500 degrees, diplomas or certificates to their best and brightest. As the cost of a university college education continues to rise, studies show more high school students are looking to start their post-secondary education at a community or technical college.

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  7. Kids plant community gardenRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Actually, the garden was already there. It just needed a face lift. Plants held by glove-covered hands made their way to the ground yesterday afternoon, all in the name of healthy living and community involvement.

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  8. 032718science01Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Local students and their families enjoyed an evening of scientific exploration on Monday night as they participated in the Duke Energy Science night at the Dunn Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan College. The science night event was a joint effort by the teacher education program at Wesleyan and the STEM program at Rocky Mount Prep School.

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  9. Bailey teacher honored by conservation districtsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Lisa Langley, center, accepts the Elementary Conservation Education Teacher of the Year Award during the North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation District 74th Annual Meeting Bailey Elementary School fifth-grade math and science teacher Lisa Langley was recently named as the Elementary Conservation Education Teacher of the Year. Langley accepted the award at the North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts 74th Annual Meeting on Jan. 8. Langley utilizes an outdoor classroom that is supported through a grant from the N.C. Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation and the Nash Soil and Water Conservation District.

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  10. Robotics camp helps spur creativityRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The children in kindergarten through second grade were given the opportunity to explore Lego Robotics and introductory coding as they built and programed Lego animal robots in an innovative and challenging STEAM course at the East Carolina University/N.C. State Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center on the campus of N.C. Wesleyan campus. Megan Oteri, a longtime eduator at Wilson County Schools, is the founder of Brick Scholars, which is a mobile STEAM lab providing educational, creative and innovative learning opportunities for children to brick and learn.

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  11. ECC grad pursues career in conservationRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    In 2016 and 2017, while a student at Edgecombe Early College High School and ECC, Leary was a member of Edgecombe Community College's NASA/NC Space Grant unmanned high altitude balloon challenge. In the April 2017 statewide competition, ECC students received three out of the top five awards.

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  12. N.C. Wesleyan teaching students to attend NASA instituteRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Last year's team from N.C. Wesleyan College's Teacher Education attending the Minority University Research and Education Program Institute at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. N.C. Wesleyan College has been selected for the third year in a row to attend the Minority University Research and Education Program Institute in June at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

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  13. Buck Leonard Association's project encourages STEM educationRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    What if children could witness firsthand how science, technology, engineering and math run a business, a university or a city? Moreover, what if they could see people working in these fields and have them talk about what educational preparation it takes to become professionals in STEM-related fields? And then to take into consider what more it might take to stimulate and sustain children's interest in STEM studies? Using the baseball program as a stratagem to promote academic readiness, the Buck Leonard Association for Human Enrichment's S-STEM - sports, science, technology, engineering and math - Field Trip & Excursion Project provides concrete learning experience for youth enrolled in the Buck Leonard Baseball League.

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  14. Grant to expand science educationRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Martin Millennium Academy has been awarded a $135,402 grant to expand the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics beyond the normal classroom day. The school applied for and won the three-year grant from the Student Science Enrichment Program funded by Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

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