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WCU Public Policy Institute to sponsor Youth Congress on April 5

Students from across Western North Carolina will get a chance to voice their opinions on a variety of local, state and federal government issues while receiving an interactive lesson on the legislative process when they convene in a youth assembly Saturday, April 5, in the Asheville Civic Center Banquet Hall.
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Annual WCU science fair announces winners

Students from several Western North Carolina school systems recently took top honors at Western Carolina University’s annual Regional Science Fair and Festival and are on their way to the state competition in March.
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WNC students to compete at Science Fair Feb. 13-14

Students from 16 Western North Carolina counties will come together at Western Carolina University on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 13 and 14, to showcase science projects and compete for the opportunity to exhibit at the North Carolina State Science Fair in Raleigh.
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Tennessee marching band wins WCU’s Tournament of Champions

Although high school marching bands from four states attended the competition, only Dobyns-Bennett High School from Kingsport, Tenn., was named grand champion of Western Carolina University’s Tournament of Champions, an invitational event hosted by Western’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band on Saturday, Oct. 13.