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.
Residents of the Mountain Trace Nursing Center took a trip down memory lane Friday, March 16, when students from Western Carolina University’s Recreational Therapy Association organized a “senior prom” as part of a service learning project.
Western Carolina University will host its 37th Annual High School Mathematics Contest Thursday, March 29, with more than 500 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students competing.
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.
Rather than spending spring break at the beach, a group of Western Carolina University students are heading to Philadelphia to combat hunger and homelessness. The students will volunteer with community service projects from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9.
Some 360 students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be demonstrating their creativity and teamwork Saturday, March 3, as the Schuncke Memorial Odyssey of the Mind Tournament is held at Western Carolina University.
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.
Western Carolina University-sponsored Team Ogelbots took home the championship trophy for overall competition from the inaugural Mountain Region FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition on Saturday, Jan. 20.