Displaying items by tag: career and technical education

HAMLET — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries recently met to discuss challenges industries face with today's workforce. This was a follow-up meeting from a group session held in January 2020 prior to COVID, as school and industry leaders work to come up with solutions. 

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HAMLET — Four Richmond County students were recognized for their participation in the Career and Technical Education program at last week’s School Board meeting — one of whom was awarded a scholarship.

Published in Local News
Monday, 30 November 2020 17:46

Having fun with technology

ROCKINGHAM — Senior Douglas McDonald has always enjoyed working with computers.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 23 November 2020 17:50

Finding their paths

ELLERBE — Seniors Will and River Meacham are completing their internship at Meacham Logging, Inc., a family owned company that’s been in business for 30 years. 

Published in Lifestyle
Thursday, 19 November 2020 16:27

Making a kid-type dream happen

ROCKINGHAM — Roderick Hudgen thought he wanted to be a doctor. His mom and grandma were both in the health field — his mom is an occupational therapist and his grandma is a CNA — and the classes came easy for him.  

Published in Lifestyle
Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:59

Carrying out the family tradition

ROCKINGHAM — Senior Kendell Watson comes from a family of firemen — his grandfather, uncle, father and brother are all firefighters. Watson considers it a “family tradition.”  

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 15:17

Born and raised in automotive

ROCKINGHAM — Working on cars isn’t new for senior Jeremy McDonald.

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 15:09

Doing what she loves to do

ROCKINGHAM — Senior Haileigh Herndon always knew she wanted to be teacher, but thought she would be a first-grade teacher. During a lesson in her Teacher Cadet class, Herndon said they talked about  what students learn in different grades and how they develop in each. Herndon said first grade was what caught her eye.  

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 13 November 2020 16:25

Taking a chance on automotive

HAMLET — Growing up, William Evans-Legette, a senior at Richmond Senior High School, said his dad was always working on old-school cars and the love for it grew inside of him as he got older.  

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Friday, 13 November 2020 16:18

Falling in love with welding

ROCKINGHAM  —When senior Michael DeMay was younger, he said his dad brought him to work with him one day at his body shop where he also did some welding.  

Published in Lifestyle
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