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HAMLET — One week after his 18th birthday, Richmond Senior High School senior Thomas Barbee will begin his summer internship with Duke Energy in his pursuit to become a relay technician.

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PEMBROKE — Cotrayia Hardison, the SGA president at UNC Pembroke, will earn a degree in political science at spring commencement next week and has chosen to further her studies in her hometown at Elon University. 

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RALEIGH — The House has passed a bill that would prohibit the exclusive teaching of Critical Race Theory in North Carolina public school classrooms. The 66-48 vote on May 12 followed a scorched-earth debate in which Democrats called the measure anti-American and hateful, while Republicans countered that it was focused on ensuring equity in schools.

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HAMLET— While Mount Vernon Nazarene University is located in Ohio, all classes for the Bachelor of Social Work can be completed online, and the required field work can be completed anywhere. 

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RALEIGH — The teaching of critical race theory as the only explanation of America’s past would be outlawed in public schools under a bill approved by the N.C. House Education Committee on Tuesday, May 11.

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ROCKINGHAM — Retired school principal Angela Watkins has been named director of Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, officially taking over the role earlier this month.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College continues to expand its co-admission agreements with four-year colleges and universities. College leaders recently traveled to Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs to sign off on "Bulldog Bound," a direct-entry admission program.

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PEMBROKE — Jennifer Wells, an associate professor in the Department of Nursing at UNC Pembroke, has been selected to participate in the North Carolina Nurses Association’s Leadership Academy. 

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PEMBROKE, NC – The 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase will feature UNC Pembroke’s COMPASS2 scholarship program. The event will be held online May 11-18 at https://stemforall2021.videohall.com/. 

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To the editor:

Through all the challenges we’ve faced the past 14 months, educators and families have stuck together to show students a bright path forward. This Teacher Appreciation Week, communities across the country will come together to appreciate educators and the lengths they will go to ensure every child, no matter who they are or where they live, has the resources to learn, grow, and thrive.

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