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October 31, 2019

John Peil of JP Roofing Solutions Presents Check to CFSSP

L to R: Nancy Goyette, John Peil, George Goyette

Connestee Falls scholarship recipient and 2019 Brevard High School graduate John Nguyen participated in his first science fair when he was in fourth grade. At the time he was still living in Riverdale, Ga, where he was born. His project involved studying erosion by tes...

September 6, 2019

Bill Bentley assumed that he would follow in his father's footsteps and go to work at Ecusta. Thus, when he completed Brevard College with an associate's degree in science, he enrolled in North Carolina State University to major in forestry with a specialty in wood pap...

August 3, 2019

Zeena Abdulkarim is, like all of us, a multi-faceted person. The main characteristics she uses to describe herself is that she is female, black and an activist – all attributes that make living in a small southern town something of a challenge. She has confronted the c...

Hannah Camenzind and Ryan Fitzpatrick were classmates in the Brevard High School class of 2001. Both received Connestee Fallsscholarships during their senior year. And now they are almost family, as Ryan's sister Katie married Hannah's older brother Roc in 2016. Their...

July 11, 2019

Jackie Morrison tells her two daughters, Kiana and Londyn, that “education unlocks the world.” She wants to make sure they know that and they see how hard she has worked for her education. Morrison acknowledges that receiving two Connestee Falls Scholarships in a row h...

In 1974, John Bone, a pilot for Eastern Airlines, happened to fly over Western North Carolina. He was impressed with what he saw. The next week he drove to the area from his home in Connecticut, and the week after that he moved his wife Ingrid, a native of Norway, and...

Doug Grimm joined the youth choir in his hometown of Savannah, Ga., at the age of 7, and he has been singing ever since. In 2018 he graduated from Brevard High School and was awarded a Connestee Falls scholarship by the Transylvania County School Department. Now he is...

If you ask Stephanie McCall, 2004 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship, who she is, she would be most likely to answer first, that she is a writer, and second, that she is a person with cerebral palsy. Or she might respond the other way around. Or she might say t...

June 3, 2019

Mark your calendars for a special program to be presented by the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina on Tuesday, June 25, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Cherokee Room. The CFWNC manages the newly established Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program Endowment.

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