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Future teachers express both excitement and anxiety at their future careers

Nearly 40 rising sophomore students in the North Carolina Teaching Fellows scholarship program visited Franklin last Thursday as part of a “Discovery” tour designed to introduce future teachers to the state of North Carolina, its history and culture, its regional differences and beauty, its business communities and its school systems.

Established by an act of the General Assembly in 1987, the Teaching Fellows Program remains one of the most ambitious teacher recruitment programs in the nation.

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Gets most votes from interview committee in first round

Macon County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Dan Brigman, received notification last week that he has progressed to the second round of interviews for the position of superintendent of the Huntsville City School District of Huntsville, Ala.

Brigman, who traveled to Huntsville on May 6 for his first interview for the position, is now one of three applicants being considered for the to lead the school district which serves 23,000 students. Since 2006, Brigman has served as the superintendent of Macon County Schools, a district of approximately 4,500 students and 706 employees.

 

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Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School combines its strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people eager to learn and grow.

Living its motto, “Work Study Worship,” the community nurtures and challenges students of diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college and a lifetime of service.

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School (RGNS) graduating 77 seniors in 2011.

 

 

 

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The following area students graduated from Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. during its 158th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14.

— Derek Sean Church of Franklin earned a bachelor's degree in Business and Organizational Leadership.

— Gregory Chase Henry of Franklin earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology.

— John Zachery Christy of Highlands earned a bachelor's degree in Integrated Studies with cum laude honors.

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