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Crosby Scholars Extends Enrollment Deadline

10/5/2017

Rowan County Crosby Scholars is enrolling Rowan-Salisbury students in grades 6th through 10th now through October 1st.

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New Crosby Scholar Scholarship Available

9/14/2017

Rowan County Crosby Scholars is enrolling Rowan-Salisbury students in grades 6th through 10th now through October 1st.

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Crosby Scholars Enrolling Students

8/24/2017

Rowan County Crosby Scholars is enrolling Rowan-Salisbury students in grades 6th through 10th now through October 1st.

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Crosby Scholars spend summer preparing for college

6/18/2017

It may be summer, but that doesn’t mean that students are taking a break. During the first week of vacation, 22 Crosby Scholars students chose to spend their time at an optional college prep camp.

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Rowan County Crosby Scholars celebrates Class of 2017

5/11/2017

At its Senior Gala, the Crosby Scholars program celebrated its second graduating class of 185 Rowan-Salisbury Schools seniors.

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A Letter to the Editor

11/23/2016

A message of thanks from Gwin Barr, Board Chair.

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RCCC partners with Crosby Scholars

9/1/2016

The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees hosted the Crosby Scholars Board of Directors at a recent board meeting to discuss the Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership.

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Education Briefs 8/11

8/11/2016

Rowan County Crosby Scholars directors approve annual scholarship honoring Paul Fisher

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Crosby Scholars learn to think critically

6/20/2016

Students who are members of the Crosby Scholars program have spent the past week attending a camp geared towards helping students prepare for and attend college. The Critical Thinking Camp aims to get students thinking about the world around them and the impacts of technology on society.

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Rowan Crosby Scholars celebrates first graduating class

5/6/2016

The Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership awarded 175 honor cords and more than $13,000 in scholarships at its Senior Gala on Sunday.

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One student’s gratitude rewarded

4/27/2016

Educational Testing Consultants co-founder and CEO Steven Shotts presents an offer of a paid internship to Rowan County Early College junior Dora Gonzalez. Shotts company served more than 3,000 students last year. Gonzalez is the only one who sent the company a thank you letter.

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Inside Out’ Workshop

3/3/2016

Rowan County Crosby Scholars’ latest initiative, an “Inside Out” workshop, was held on Feb. 20, at Catawba College. This workshop focused on helping students understand some of the elements necessary to be successful in life, emphasizing the importance of self-esteem, setting goals, and presenting your best self to others.

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'Possibilities without limits'

12/10/2015

Crosby Scholars tour local agencies

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Crosby Scholars Enrolled More Than 3,600 in Two Years

11/6/2015

Crosby Scholars shared various accomplishments made over the course of their 28-month existence in Rowan County during their most recent board meeting.

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Crosby Scholars Celebrates End of School Year

6/24/2015

Keynote speaker, Ralph Ketner, shared anecdotes with students

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GRAD Teen Mom to Graduate a Year Early

6/3/2015

Rebecca Gainey, Rowan County Crosby Scholars' First Senior Graduates a Year Early

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Crosby Scholars opens doors to college for students

4/2/2015

This week, juniors from the Crosby Scholars program visited four North Carolina colleges. On Tuesday, they visited Wake Forest University in Winston Salem and North Carolina Central University in Durham. On Wednesday, they toured Lenior-Rhyne University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Preparing for College by Peyton Rodgers

1/2/2015

Peyton Rodgers, a junior at Carson High School talks about preparing for college and how Crosby Scholars helps students prepare.

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Crosby Scholars Works with Middle School Students

12/18/2014

Crosby Scholars finds creative ways to introduce to middle school students the importance of education beyond high school

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College Week a Big Success at Knox

11/13/2014

Crosby Scholars and Communities in Schools partnered with Knox Middle School to bring College Week to the school

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More Than 2,200 Enroll in Crosby Scholars

10/16/2014

More than 2,200 students enrolled in Crosby Scholars in second year.

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Rowan Crosby Scholars Holds BBQ, Bands, & Boots Fundraiser

10/13/2014

Crosby Scholars' first community fundraiser was a huge success.

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Back to school: Crosby Scholars gearing up for second year

8/15/2014

Rowan Crosby Scholars is accepting applications this fall from today through Oct. 1.

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Crosby Scholars Attend Critical Thinking Camp

7/3/2014

Crosby Scholars students change the way they think in the pilot Critical Thinking Camp hosted by Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

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Rowan Crosby Scholars celebrate first year

6/6/2014

Rowan County Crosby Scholars celebrated its first academic year on May 27 at Cornerstone Church’s Event Center.

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Crosby Scholars volunteer in the community

3/27/2014

The community service element of the program requires each Crosby Scholar to seek out a place in the community to volunteer, to document at least two hours of volunteer service and to submit that documentation to the Crosby Scholars office.

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Grade advisers help Crosby Students prep for college

2/20/2014

East Rowan High students Joe Brooks, Jordan Smith, Tyler Peoples are in the Crosby Scholars program. They’re working on an activity that helps them focus on continuing education.

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Academies coming up for Crosby Scholars

1/9/2014

While the majority of ninth and 10th grade academies were held in the fall, Rowan Crosby is holding a “Last Chance” academy for any leftover scholars who still need to attend a workshop. There are two academies scheduled on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. The events, scheduled at 2 and 6 p.m., will afford every scholar the chance to attend.

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Rusher Oil gives BP grant to Crosby Scholars

12/26/2013

Rusher Oil Company, a BP branded petroleum marketer servicing BP locations throughout Salisbury/Rowan and Piedmont North Carolina, presented a BP Fueling Communities grant donation of $5,000 to Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership.

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Partnering Today For A Better Tomorrow

9/28/2013

Letters to the editor - Saturday (9-28-2013)
Partnering Today For A Better Tomorrow
— Gwin Barr and Jennifer Canipe
In response of the Wednesday, Oct. 25, editorial, “New minimum in education.”

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Crosby Scholars Deadline Approaching

9/4/2013

Students have less than a month left to enroll in a new program designed to help them transition effectively from high school to college.

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New program aims to help students go to college

8/16/2013

By: Karissa Minn
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013

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Editorial: Raising Student's Hopes, Expectations

4/14/2013

CROSBY SCHOLARS PROGRAM: Opportunity for Rowan
Article featured in the Salisbury Post

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Opportunity for Hope

4/11/2013

Crosby Scholars will guide students on path to college

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Goodwill, Crosby Scholars form strategic affiliation

7/2/2012

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. (“Goodwill”) and Crosby Scholars Community Partnership (“Crosby Scholars”) announced the formation of a strategic alliance, which became effective on July 1, that establishes Crosby Scholars as an independent affiliate of Goodwill.

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Forsyth
CountyEst. 1992
Rowan
CountyEst. 2013
Iredell
CountyEst. 2015