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 »
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…
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
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 »
Last November, WNC Communities was selected by Commissioner Steve Troxler of the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to complete and “up fit” a handcrafted log building in the DuPont State Forest located at the High Falls Access Area on Staton Road in Transylvania County. The project was funded through TVA Settlement Funds and the goal was to finish the facility and turn it Read More »
The Aleen Steinberg Center is a venue for educational programs and serves as a gateway to 10,400 acres of the Dupont forest which contains 80 miles of multi-use trails and spectacular waterfalls. Here is a journal of photos to show the progress on this amazing project.