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WCU to recognize Youth Art Month winners March 25

More than 500 Jackson County students recently entered their artwork in Western Carolina University’s exhibition in celebration of the annual Jackson County Youth Art Month and the National Youth Art Month. The artwork will be on display in the Fine and Performing Arts Center’s north hallway through Friday, March 30.
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Winners announced from Odyssey of the Mind tourney

Student teams from Fairview Elementary and Reynolds High schools in Buncombe County and Andrews Middle School in Cherokee County came out ahead of the pack by winning two first-place awards each during the Schuncke Memorial Odyssey of the Mind Tournament held Saturday, March 3, at Western Carolina University.
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WCU to host Youth Art Month exhibit

Western Carolina University will be celebrating the annual Jackson County Youth Art Month with an exhibit of student work beginning on Monday, March 12, and continuing until Friday, March 30.
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WCU to host annual WNC All-District Band Clinic

More than 350 of the region’s best middle and high school musicians will gather at Western Carolina University for the Western North Carolina All-District Band Clinic on Feb. 9-10. The annual event will be hosted by the WCU music department and John T. West, director of bands.