Crosby Scholars Earns $1000 Grants


Rowan Crosby Scholars awards 138 recipients $1000 Last Dollar Grants

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Crosby Scholars now registering


Rowan County Crosby Scholars is now enrolling students in grades sixth through 10th.

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New Crosby Scholars executive Director Sees Bright Future


Rowan Crosby scholars welcomes a new executive director.

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Crosby Scholars Announces Scholarship Honoring Bob Casmus


The Rowan County Crosby Scholars program recently established the Bob Casmus Scholarship in honor of the long-time athletic trainer.

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Rowan Crosby Scholars Celebrate Class of 2018


The Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership awarded 145 honor cords and $35,000 in scholarships at its Senior Gala on Sunday.

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After Five Years, Crosby Scholars Director Retires


Jennifer Canipe, is retiring as executive director of Rowan County Crosby Scholars.

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Crosby Scholars Commits to $300,000 in Grants Over Four Years


Rowan Crosby Scholars hosted their community partners at a recent thank you breakfast to celebrate the success of 2017's Challenge Campaign that raised money for Last Dollar Grants.

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Crosby Scholars Serves nearly 2,500 Students


Rowan County Crosby Scholars shared their "All-In" initiative and other accomplishments made in their 5th year of existence in Rowan County. Also during their most recent board meeting they announced 3 new board members.

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Crosby Scholars Extends Enrollment Deadline


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


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


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


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


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


A message of thanks from Gwin Barr, Board Chair.

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RCCC partners with Crosby Scholars


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


Rowan County Crosby Scholars directors approve annual scholarship honoring Paul Fisher

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Crosby Scholars learn to think critically


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


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


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


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'


Crosby Scholars tour local agencies

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Crosby Scholars Enrolled More Than 3,600 in Two Years


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


Keynote speaker, Ralph Ketner, shared anecdotes with students

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GRAD Teen Mom to Graduate a Year Early


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

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Crosby Scholars opens doors to college for students


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


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


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


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


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

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Rowan Crosby Scholars Holds BBQ, Bands, & Boots Fundraiser


Crosby Scholars' first community fundraiser was a huge success.

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Back to school: Crosby Scholars gearing up for second year


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

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Crosby Scholars Attend Critical Thinking Camp


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Editorial: Raising Student's Hopes, Expectations


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

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Opportunity for Hope


Crosby Scholars will guide students on path to college

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Goodwill, Crosby Scholars form strategic affiliation


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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