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GEC Freshmen Recognized for Volunteer Service
Freshmen Wyatt Edge (left) and Carolina Avila (right) earned the Presidential Volunteer Service Award which is given to recognize students who dedicated 100 hours or more of volunteer service during a 12 month period. This award is an initiative of the Cooperation for National and Community Service which celebrates the impact volunteers can have in making one’s community and world a better place to live and thrive. Along with the ultimate honor of Presidential recognition, recipients receive a personalized certificate, an official pin, and a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States.
GEC Student Raises Bamboo Shark in Class Aquarium
Senior Brooke Dannar is raising "Bandit" a bamboo shark native to southeast Asia in the class aquarium. Brooke is working to raise awareness of shark poaching as a product for her senior project. Brook will educate her peers on the effects of shark poaching and environmental awareness.
GEC Students Present STEM Projects at County Expo
Pictured L to R: Aubrey Simmons, Perla Rodriguez, Zoe Carter, Angie Caballero, David Cantu, and Austin Dildy. Greene Early College students presented their STEM projects at the County Expo on April 16th at the Snow Hill Primary School. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students were on hand to represent their work including projects in model rocketry, balloon-powered race cars, outdoor vegetable planters, and custom-designed planets. Students also created an informational display of their recent Environmental Education trip to the Refuge near Scuffleton. The STEM Expo is hosted by the Greene County Schools STEM program and allows all students to showcase their STEM-themed projects as well as providing networking opportunities with local businesses, community organizations, and higher education partners.
GEC Students Attend Hispanic Summit
GEC students,(L to R) Javier Avila, Arely Rueda, and Aurora Flores attended the Hispanic Educational Summit on March 27, held at the McKimmon Center on the campus of North Carolina State University. The Summit is an initiative of the North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals to promote and disseminate information on the benefits of formal and higher education among the Hispanic youth of North Carolina. The events were designed to encourage Hispanic students to stay in school, excel in their studies, and pursue higher education. The workshops and motivational speakers focused on life skills, education planning, career planning and exhibits of community colleges, universities and colleges, and the armed forces. The Summit has been in existence since 2000 with more than 11,000 students from more than 50 counties in North Carolina in attendance.
GEC Students Visit the Refuge for Local Perspective and Environmental Education
A group of nearly 60 freshmen and sophomores from Greene Early College High School visited the Refuge for an Environmental Education day on Thursday April 2nd. The Refuge is located near the Scuffelton community in Greene County. Students learned about freshwater and forest ecology, took part in a challenge course and surveyed the lake from a canoe.
PTK Spring Inductees
Inductees: Front row(l to r): Ariana Ponce,Maribel Gonzalez-Garcia, Karina Marin-Enriquez, Susana Ramirez, Elizabeth Villagran-Hernandez, Savannah Brooks. Back row(l to r): Daniel Jarman, Luis Rodriquez-Perez, Khalil Shackleford, Giovanni Calderon, David Luna-Cruz. Not pictured: Austin Hancock. Twelve Greene Early College Students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa during the recent spring ceremony on LCC’s campus. Phi Theta Kappa Internation Honor Society serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership, and service programming. Students are invited to join and must have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework, while maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
All Greene Early College Students Are Required to Wear Their Lenoir Community College Name Badges At All Times While On Campus.