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August 8, 2018

Ashari Arkansas loves snow. She grew up in Brevard, but she loves snow. That is just one of the facts about this 2017 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship. Ashari is half Native American on her mother's side, but she was raised here in Brevardby her grandparents...

Sometimes seeing double is a good thing. Friends and teachers of Aidan and Bryce Spradlin might feel that way.

These two young scholars and athletes are identical twins.

Now, in addition to accumulating academic and athletic awards, they are also 2018 recipients of Conne...

July 30, 2018

The CF Student Scholarship Program’s fundraising season is more than half over.  This means that the Celebration of Education Gala – with its fabulous Silent Auction - is fast approaching! Volunteers are working very hard to make the 2018 Gala as memorable as the 2017...

When you think of western medicine, you wouldn’t necessarily think of herbs or other plant sources. But three high school students from rural Brevard, North Carolina believe we can find novel sources of natural medicine in plants, specifically those next to waterfalls....

July 23, 2018

Once again, tennis players took to the courts at Connestee Falls to participate in a fundraiser for the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program. This year, twenty-eight tennis players signed up. Teams were assigned on Friday night at the pre-tournament dinner. Tour...

Kara Saltz is a runner, mountain biker, hiker, camper, animal lover, yoga and qigong practitioner and a businesswoman. She is also the first in her family to go to college, a recipient of Connestee Falls scholarships in both 2016 and 2017, and a 2018 graduate of Brevar...

Chris Norton is a man of many talents. After his 2002 graduation from Brevard High School, he worked in construction as a laborer, then a carpenter’s helper and then a carpenter. Next, he obtained his contractor’s license, moved to Durham, N.C., and started his own con...

Hayleigh Mann received her first Connestee Falls scholarship in 2015, when she was a freshman at Brevard College. Now in her junior year, Mann will tell you that that first Connestee scholarship was "seed money." To her, it represented an affirmation of her worth as a...

June 7, 2018

In 1991, Brandon Kitchen, the recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship that year, graduated from Brevard High School without a clue as to what he wanted to do with his life. What he did know was that he had watched his father work at Ecusta for years and that after t...

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