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For the first time ever, West Virginians are now participating in a scholarship-funded, nationwide small business growth and jobs-creation program run by an international banking colossus in partnership with the nation’s top business college.
With a line-up of family-friendly activities for the youngsters, and a unique assortment of vendors and products for home and family, the fifth annual, free admission Spring Extravaganza returns to the Potomac Highlands April 30. The fun starts at 10:00 in the morning and runs to 2:00 pm in Moorefield on the grounds of Eastern WV Community and Technical College at 316 Eastern Drive, just off Corridor H’s mile marker 107.6, two miles east of Route 220.
A grey and drizzly sky did not dampen or diminish the pride and joy of their families and friends, as 121 students received recognition for outstanding college achievements March 13. Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s annual Founders Day Awards & Recognition Ceremony at Moorefield’s South Branch Inn also celebrated its 2016 Founders Day Award winner, Penny Reardon, and honored American Woodmark as an Active Partner in Educational Excellence (APEX).
The first annual Eastern Film Festival, scheduled for Friday April 22, invites all student and community aspiring film/video makers to submit their five-minute (or less) creations for public screening. The free Festival, open-to-the-public and sponsored by the student Eastern Arts Society, welcomes all film and video formats that are viewable on a computer screen, including smartphone productions.
Ten area students joined the ranks of a prestigious international academic and service honor society during an induction ceremony at Moorefield’s South Branch Inn March 13. As part of Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s annual Founders Day ceremonies, Phi Theta Kappa (PhTK) welcomed the new members into Eastern’s Beta Nu Lambda chapter.
Students who plan to graduate in December, 2016 must complete the Graduation Application and hand it in to their advisor no later than November 1, 2016. Students who do not deliver the completed application to their advisor by that deadline will not graduate in December.
Sponsored by the Hardy County Adult Education program, Fast Track prepares adults to enter college or technical school and to take the Accuplacer college entrance placement test.
Bringing to life Essie Robeson’s story of personal bravery and struggle for justice during the Cold War and anti-colonial era, Ilene Evans headlines another ‘Lunch & Learn’ afternoon in Moorefield later this month. Eastern WV Community and Technical College invites all members of the Potomac Highlands communities to join students and staff at a free performance of “Cold War Era,” March 31 on Eastern’s campus, at 316 Eastern Drive, just off Corridor H’s mile marker 107.6, two miles east of Route 220
Looking for an evening of fun and good fellowship? With a chance to win prizes and money? And to boost a good cause while doing so? The United to Empower Relay for Life Bingo Benefit will offer all of those rewards Saturday, March 5, at the Moorefield American Legion Hall, 225 N Main St #1. The doors open at 5:00 p.m., and the games begin at 6:00.
It's leap year! — and what better way to mark it than with a very special exhibition that opened February 29 at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. The collected artwork of Kindergarten through 4th grade Hardy County Public School students, on display in the Eagle’s Nest Gallery at Eastern’s Moorefield campus, launches a three-month celebration of student creativity and budding local talent.