Wishes of Peace, Love & Joy!

- published 8/21 (Larry) old link: http://www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1527

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

News Education

The math club at Franklin High School, accompanied by sponsors Dwain and Dina Picou, traveled to the College of Charleston on Feb. 25 to compete in the Math and Physics meet on Feb. 26.

The competition included 609 students from 50 schools in four different states.

The students competed in math relay, math brainstorming, physics brainstorming, varsity team competition, math sprints, as well as taking individual tests.



The Rotary Club of Franklin honored Jacob Bingham as Student of the Month at its February meeting.

Rotarian Patsy Parker, in her introduction of Bingham, noted that he was described by his teachers at Franklin High School as “an awesome person.”

Bingham is also a New Century Scholar, and a volunteer firefighter for West Macon Fire Department.



Prospective college students will have an opportunity to learn about the ins-and-outs of life on campus as Western Carolina University holds its last spring semester Open House on Saturday, March 19.

Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Open House gives students and their families a chance to tour the campus, including classrooms, residence halls, the library and WCU’s new Campus Recreation Center. Faculty members will be on hand during an information fair to discuss academic opportunities and career interests, and representatives of student groups will be available to talk about extracurricular activities on campus.


The Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship Endowment Committee is accepting scholarship applications for the 2011 year.

This scholarship program for nurses was established in 1997 as a memorial to Judy Moore, RN who was killed in a tragic car accident in 1996. A resident of Macon County, Moore was an inspiration to both nurses and patients in her role as a Community Health Nurse III and as an OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner. Since the first award in August of 1998, the scholarship has been given to 20 individuals (some have been awarded funding more than one year) and more than $19,000 has been issued.


Page 92 of 98


Holiday Notices:

The Macon County News
holiday deadlines for
classifieds, display ads
& editorial copy:

– Friday, Dec. 26 for the
Tuesday, Dec. 30 issue

Note: MCN will NOT publish this week!

Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter