May a time to celebrate at RCC At a recent ceremony on campus, Robeson Community College President Pamela Hilbert said that May is a month of celebration for the college. If you wonder why she might say that, consider all that happens on our campus during the month.
To start the month of celebration off, the seventh graduating class of Robeson Community College’s Radiography Program hosted its Pinning Ceremony on May 1 in the BB&T room of the Charles Chrestman Workforce ...
Pembroke Middle School honor roll PEMBROKE — Pembroke Middle School School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week period.
For grade 6 A, Montserrat Arellano, Jonahthan Blue, Pacey Brooks, Nadia Clark, Jaron Cummings, Perla Cummings, Thomas Cummings, Kinsley Deese, Aaron Lowry, Tala Lowry, Haley Musselwhite, Hailey Pait and Marvin Strickland.
For grade 7 A, Lakota Craft, Mya Deese, Destiny Demery, Tyquon Jackson, Dakota Locklear, Chance Lowry, Jarrett Strickla...
Fairmont native receives national teaching honor FUQUAY-VARINA — Charla Parker, a Fairmont native and former St. Pauls High School tennis coach, was recently honored as the National Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
Parker has been the physical education teacher at Fuquay-Varina High School for 30 years. She is also the North Carolina High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year and the Southern District High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. She also has been awa...
Briefs for May 12, 2013 FAYETTEVILLE — Jarrett Lewis will represent Fayetteville State University at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Leadership Institute Conference and Recruitment Fair.
Lewis is the son of Reginald Lewis of Norfolk, Va., formerly from Fairmont, and Judy Campbell Lewis of Fairmont.
The leadership and recruitment fair will be held from Nov. 8 to Nov. 12 in Washington, D.C. To be considered for the fair, students must have a GPA of 2.9 or highe...
Two students earn full scholarships to UNCP Kairon Brewington of Pembroke and India Smith of Lumberton have earned full, four-year scholarships to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke in the Early Assurance Program.
They are the fourth and fifth students to be accepted into the program, which guarantees acceptance to East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine upon graduation and successful completion of the program’s requirements.
Brewington is a senior at Purnell ...
RCC has presence at Diversity Summit Students, faculty and staff from Robeson Community College traveled to Pembroke and attended The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Diversity and Leadership Summit on April 27.
The summit was sponsored by The University of North Carolina at Pembroke Office of Multicultural and Minority Affairs and the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement. The theme of the conference was “Portraits of Our Past, Framing Our Future.”
Education professionals gather for banquet LUMBERTON — The children were center stage at the Public Schools of Robeson County Educational Office Professionals annual banquet Thursday night as dozens of youths across the district put on a dramatization called “Just Believe.”
The event honors the district administrators, awards scholarships and install new officers within the association.
With a membership of 150 administrative assistants across the Robeson County, the organization ...
Briefs for May 1, 2013 St. Pauls
PTO to meet
ST. PAULS — St. Pauls Elementary will hold a Parent Teacher Organization meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the school’s gymnasium.
Advisory council members will meet at 6 p.m. in the school’s conference room.
For information, call 910-865-4103.
honor roll online
MAXTON — Prospect Elementary School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week period.
It can be viewed at robesonian.com.
PSRC’s School Nutrition Association’s Culinary Art Show FAIRMONT — Norma Johnson watched in anticipation as the judges walked past her school’s entries of a strawberry pizza at the Public Schools of Robeson County’s School Nutrition Association’s Culinary Art Show at Fairmont High School.
Johnson’s entry from Lumberton Senior High School was among 170 submissions from more than 30 cafeteria staffs’ from across the Public Schools of Robeson County.
“It is fun as we get together, talk and have a...
Green Grove Elementary School honor roll released FAIRMONT —Green Grove Elementary School has released its honor roll students for the third nine weeks.
For Kindergarten, Demi Cintron, Rosalyn McMillian, Mitchell Cumbie Kaiden Filmore, Bradley Little, Myra Hunt, Kaylyn Jacobs, Destiny Williamson, Aniyah Locklear, Jayden Locklear, Yazey Lowry, Samara Locklear, Christian Miranda, Cathalina Paduani, Jamaya Simmons, Jamien Scott, James Lewis, Kayonda Swan, Dalyla Soto, Mynkoda Smith, Ava Thomp...
Prospect Elementary School honor roll MAXTON — Prospect Elementary School has released its honor roll students for the third nine weeks.
For fourth grade, Mackenzie Brayboy, Baileigh Bryant, Cahynon Jones, Chandler Leviner, Nicholas Lowery, Santanna Lowry made the superintendents list and Kaedon Brayboy, Shakori Brewington, Hunter Bryant, Sarah Bullard, Rikayla Collins, Andronicus Dial, Ryan Jacobs, Avery Jones, Alona Locklear, Bradien Locklear, Caleb Locklear, Ethan Locklear, ...
UNCP senior adds Farm Bureau Scholar to list of honors Matt Bowen, a senior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, has been named the Robeson County Farm Bureau Scholar. If you know Matt Bowen, that makes perfect sense.
Bowen is a self-described country boy. Besides maintaining his studies and a holding down a job, he hunts, fishes, farms and works on his own truck.
He also happens to be a promising research scientist in UNCP’s biotechnology program. He enjoys lab work and deer hunt...
Briefs for April 28, 2013 Radio station
PEMBROKE — Ray Locklear, an instructor for Robeson Community College, was as the Q98 radio station Teacher of the Week from April 19 through April 26.
Locklear teaches at RCC’s site at COMtech. He has been teaching for 45 years and is a cancer survivor, florist, and a care taker for his 93-year-old mother.
names its best
FAIRMONT — Carla Lowry and Jerald Locklear were recently honored as G...
Schools mark Earth Day This week people celebrate Earth Day in various ways all across the nation. For students in the Public Schools of Robeson County, it might be a one-day celebration, but what our students learn will carry through their lifetime as they change behaviors to protect the Earth.
Earth Day activities began last week as students of various grades planted organic lima beans. Some just watched daily as the plants matured, but others planted the beans...
Rotary makes gifts The Lumberton Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Robeson Community College Foundation and $1,000 to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke during its April meeting. Pictured are Harvey Godwin, president of Lumberton Rotary Club, left, Pamela Hilbert, president of Robeson Community College, and Rebekah Lowry, executive director of Robeson Community College Foundation, right.