December 20, 2017
Edgecombe County Public Schools recently appointed nine community members to its newly-formed business advisory council.
The Edgecombe County Board of Education adopted a board policy to create the business advisory council earlier this year to bring it into compliance with a new state-mandated…
December 19, 2017
Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 22 students into its membership during a November 16 induction ceremony held on the Tarboro campus.
Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools.
Two guest speakers presented…
December 17, 2017
Students and families from Coker-Wimberly Elementary, Phillips Middle and North Edgecombe High schools experienced the world of science and technology through hands-on activities and demonstrations during the inaugural iZone Family STEAM Night at North Edgecombe High School.
The evening started…
December 15, 2017
Six years ago, Edgecombe Community College incorporated virtual reality technology into its Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program.
Bud Speight, program chairman, was a traditional autobody guy. By his own admission, he was trained old-school, he worked old-school, and he always butted…
December 10, 2017
Families, school leaders, special needs advocates and state officials gathered recently for a trio of public information sessions across North Carolina regarding the new state-sponsored Education Savings Accounts.
ESAs are designed to provide $9,000 in state funds to offset educational expenses for…
December 07, 2017
Art students from across the Edgecombe County Public Schools district were recently honored at the Central Services Arts Gallery Reception in the Mobley Atrium at Edgecombe Community College.
Art teachers selected one piece of artwork from each school created during the school year to showcase. The…
December 02, 2017
Timmy L. Cordell of Rocky Mount recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees.
Appointed to the board by Gov. Roy Cooper, Cordell is employed by the Pitt County Department of Social Services in Greenville.
“I hope to become a positive…
November 30, 2017
The Edgecombe Community College Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 157 ECC students during a scholarship awards ceremony on the Tarboro campus.
Ninety-five scholarships were awarded, with scholarship amounts ranging from $100 to $2,000. Students Samantha Wainright and Elijah Sherrod…
November 30, 2017
Edgecombe Community College recently announced its student ambassadors for 2017-18:
■ Ruby Estabane, Associate in Arts, Pinetops
■ Sara Tompkins, Associate in Arts (Edgecombe Early College High School Super Senior), Tarboro
■ Quatisha Williams, Associate in Arts, Pinetops
November 29, 2017
Two Edgecombe County Public Schools are now participating in a pilot program designed to help school teachers and staff become more sensitive to the traumas many children face.
Teachers at Patillo Middle School and Stocks Elementary School are working with the NC Resilience and Learning…