Agriculture Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees

WNC Agricultural Hall of Fame: Celebrating 25 Years The purpose of this prestigious event is to recognize, encourage and promote agriculture in the mountains of North Carolina. Please reference the MEMBERS page to see who has been inducted over the past 25 years. The induction ceremony is held in May at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, North Carolina. Congratulations  Read More »

Honors Award Winners 2014

Sixty-six communities submitted applications and the following awards were presented at the 65th WNC Honors Awards Program in November of 2014 at the Omni Grove Park Inn. Here is a listing of the 2014 Honors Awards Winners: COMMUNITIES OF DISTINCTION: Bethel RCO and Upper Hickory Nut Gorge COMMUNITIES OF PROMISE: Balsam Grove, Big Cove, Big Y, Brasstown, Caney Fork, Carson, Cedar Mountain, Cowee, Crab Creek,  Read More »

Journey Scholarship Recipients 2015

  This year 9 scholarships totaling $11,500 have been awarded to deserving high school seniors preparing to attend college. We are honored to announce the following Journey Scholarship recipients:   Haley Brown from Leicester $500 to AB Technical College Ellie Caldwell from Edneyville $1,500 to Wake Forest University Abby Nelson from Edneyville $1,500 to Lenoir-Rhyne University Lilly Smith from Ox Creek $1,000 to Covenant College  Read More »

Agriculture Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

The purpose of this prestigious event is to recognize, encourage and promote agriculture in the mountains of North Carolina. Please reference the MEMBERS page to see who has been inducted over the past 25 years. The induction ceremony is held in May at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, North Carolina. Congratulations to 2014 Inductees…

Honors Award Winners 2013

Congratulations to the 62 communities from this year’s 64th WNC Honors Awards Program. List of Community Award Recipients   Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors! SPONSORS OF PROMISE Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Resort Duke Energy Progress Mission Health PARTICIPATING SPONSORS Buncombe County Farm Bureau Carolina Farm Credit First Citizens Bank HomeTrust Bank Telco Community Credit Union Wells Fargo  

Journey Scholarship Recipients 2013

  This year 13 scholarships totaling $10,000 have been awarded to deserving high school seniors preparing to attend college. We are honored to announce the following Journey Scholarship recipients: Cassidy Capps from Mills River $1,000 to Campbell University Annelise Coffey from Foscoe $500 to St Olaf University Isaac Dalton from Edneyville $1,000 to Liberty University Carrie Doster from Clark’s Chapel $500 to NCSU Kevin Elliott  Read More »