DSLCC Forestry Team wins Woodsman’s Competition

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Timbersports Team competed successfully in the 2015 John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsman’s Team Competition hosted by Haywood Community College at the Pisgah National Forest near Clyde, NC, Oct. 10, bringing home not only the winning trophy but also a brand new Stihl chain saw. First Row: students Ali Oliver (left), Callie Hubbard, Brent Maccentelli, Jon Vance, Dan Ricotta, Grayson Coleman and Mitchell Hullett. Back Row: Scott Reigel (left), Joe Thacker, Andrew Webster, David Smith, Sadie Floyd, Nathan Burdette, Trevor Quantz, Megan Tomlin and Hannah Dunaway. Thacker is interim head of the Forest Management Technology Program at DSLCC; Reigel is program lead.

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College’s Forestry Team brought home the winning trophy and a new Stihl 461 chainsaw, placing well enough in several events to win the 2015 John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsman’s Team Competition held Oct. 10 at the Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina, the site of the first forestry school started by More...

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Instruments made from reused materials take on new life on Carnegie Hall’s stage during four days of Spotlight on Schools presentations with Bash the Trash. An estimated 2,200 Greenbrier County students in grade K-5 participated in this science-based environmental arts education program.
By admin On Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Greenbrier County students Bash the Trash at Carnegie Hall

Greenbrier County students in grade K-5 traveled to Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg Nov. 2-6 to explore the three S’s (Science, Sound & Sustainability) along with the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse & Recycle). More...

1st Row: Josilyn Stalka, Stella Baldwin and Lauren Rodgers; 2nd Row: Mary Colombo, Josie Ervin and Delia Teaney; 3rd Row: Mary Page Nemcik - GVMA, Ava Barclay, Cedric Allder, Adam Seams, Nicholas White and Raymond Alberto; Standing: Olivia Plybon and Noah Dotson.
By admin On Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Lewisburg Elementary School and Greenbrier Valley Medical Arts partner for can drive

From Nov. 2nd through Nov. 20, Lewisburg Elementary School worked in conjunction with one of their Partners in Education, Greenbrier Valley Medical Arts to collect 1,073 non-perishable food items to take to a local More...

By admin On Sunday, November 29th, 2015

WV Division of Culture and History awards $162,432 to 41 STEAM Projects

STEAM Power WV grants provided by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History (WVDCH) and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation will contribute $162,432 to 41 STEAM projects throughout West Virginia. “The More...

Elizabeth Belcher, chief communication officer at New River Community and Technical College, (center, second from left) accepted on behalf of the College the 5 Star Challenge supporting student veterans and military personnel at a ceremony on Nov. 12 in Charleston. The Challenge was presented by L.G. Corder, director of Veterans Education and Training at the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (right).
By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

New River CTC pledges increased support for student Veterans

In honor of Veteran’s Day, representatives from New River Community and Technical College joined higher education leaders from across West Virginia today to pledge increased support for student veterans as part More...

By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Student sign up for Snow Day program at The Hub

The Hub, a student connected café, is offering a free, fun, day-long enrichment program to middle and high school students this winter. This program, loosely themed around WINTER OLYMPICS, is available when schools More...

Students on the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Community & Technical College participated in a Veteran’s Day flag ceremony honoring fellow students and faculty members who are veterans, as well as all veterans who have served our country.
By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

New River students honor Veterans

Students on the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Community & Technical College participated in a Veteran’s Day flag ceremony honoring fellow students and faculty members who are veterans, as well as all More...

Award winning students: Charles Depriest III (left), Paige Altizer (3rd Place in State/Division 2), Lillian Grinstaff (2nd Place in State/Division 2), Trinity Perkins (1st Place in State/Division 1), Luella Mansheim, Elijah Green, Ashley Stidom, Michael Clutter (2nd Place in State/Division 1), Lily McHale, Jera Holliday, Ryde Wykle, Abbigail Lee, Rozalynn Humphreys, Isaiah Mattox, Brianna Williams, Sierra Harris, Raelyn Palmer, MacKenzie Friend (1st Place in State/Division 2) and Melody Smith (2nd Place in State/Division 3). (Not present but recognized were Alexia Tipton, Jared Roberts, Meghan Dilley, Magdalene Sullivan, Elane Krinke (3rd Place in State/Division 1), Isaac Holliday, Jordyn Carter and Preston Russell.)
By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Frankford student places third in nation in poster contest

The Greenbrier County Board of Education applauded county and state-level winners of the West Virginia State Bus Safety Poster Contest during Time Out for Applause at the Nov. 12 Board meeting. Among those awarded More...

The Smoot Elementary National Honor Society teamed up with Meadow Grove Baptist Church and the Smoot 4-H club to provide 32 complete Thanksgiving meal boxes to families in Western Greenbrier County. Each box contained a turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, yams, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and rolls. Pictured: Cora Kesterson, Sawyer Burns and Arabella Crookshanks.
By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Smoot Elementary holds 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Meal

The Smoot Elementary National Honor Society teamed up with Meadow Grove Baptist Church and the Smoot 4-H club to provide 32 complete Thanksgiving meal boxes to families in Western Greenbrier County. Each box contained More...

Heather Clawges (right) compares notes with her associate Dianna Forshee, at the Sleep Medicine Center at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte.
By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Local Mom/Doctor pushing for HS sports access

By Mark Robinson Heather Clawges has four children. Two of them attend a private school in Greenbrier County. One of the children, a sixth grader, is an avid fan of the game of soccer. For several years, he has More...