Education briefs for Feb. 16

First Posted: 2/16/2011

PEMBROKE Jessica Clark, a Rowland native, will showcase her artwork at The University of North Carolina at Pembrokes Museum of the Native American Resource Center from Thursday until April 22.
The show, called A Native Perspective, will feature her Lumbee-themed artwork. Clark is a 2005 graduate of UNCP who recently earned her masters of Fine Arts at Savannah College of Art and Design. A reception for the show will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Native American Resource Center.
The public is welcome to the free event and refreshments will be served.
For information, call the Resource Center at (910) 521-6282 or e-mail [email protected]

PEMBROKE The North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble will be coming to the Givens Performing Arts Center on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children or students. For tickets, call the Givens Performing Arts Center Box Office at (910) 521-6361 or (800) 367-0778.

WINSTON-SALEM Brittany Lee Adams, a McDonald resident, has been named to the deans list at Wake Forest University for the fall semester.
She is the daughter of Michael and Lee Adams of Raleigh and the granddaughter of Mrs. Arthur Victor Britt and the late Mr. Britt of McDonald.
Adams, a junior, achieved at least a 3.4 grade-point average and no grade below a C.

FAIRMONT The JJ Johnson Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications from high school seniors in the Public Schools of Robeson County.
Applications can be obtained from high school guidance counselors or by contacting JJ Johnson Scholarship Fund, First Baptist Church, North Main Street, P.O. Box 1087, Fairmont, N.C., 28340. The deadline for applications is May 1.
For information, call Janice T. Thompson at (910) 628-7443.

LUMBERTON Magnolia Elementary has released its honor rolls for the second nine weeks of school.
They can be found on under the Education tab.

LUMBERTON W. H. Knuckles Elementary will hold its first African American Read-In on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Readers from all over the community have been invited to read to grades students in grades pre-kindergarten through fourth.. Parents and visitors are welcome to attend.
Knuckles will also have PTO and Family Literacy Night Thursday at at 5:30 p.m.

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