Increasing College Access For First Generation Students

August 28, 2020

Increasing College Access For First-Generation Students Submitted by Subrina Hough, Crosby Scholars Outreach Specialist The Role of FAFSA When it comes down to it, college isn’t exactly the most accessible route for those looking to pursue their education at the collegiate level. College is expensive, it’s competitive, and there isn’t exactly a clear-cut path for… Read more »

2020 Crosby Scholars scholarship recipients

June 10, 2020

Since 2016, Crosby Scholars Rowan has hosted an annual Senior Gala to celebrate its graduates and announce students’ post-secondary plans. Like many events this spring, the Crosby Gala was canceled due to COVID-19. However, the staff came up with other ways to honor graduates. “One of the special aspects of the annual Senior Gala is… Read more »

Crosby Scholar Advocates on Capitol Hill

March 10, 2020

Class of 2016 Crosby Scholars alum and North Rowan High graduate, Jaylen Brown, traveled to Capitol Hill earlier this month to strategically advocate for policies that promote postsecondary access and success. On March 2-3, Brown was joined in Washington, DC by 50 college students from around the country for NCAN Hill Day, which comprised of… Read more »

Talkback: What online readers say about

December 14, 2018

By Post Opinion Email the author Published 12:00 am Friday, December 14, 2018 … Vacancy on Spencer Board of Aldermen remains unfilled The logical thing to do would be to place Howard White back on the board. He was the next choice of the voters to be alderman. The only reason why Mayor Gobbel wanted to… Read more »

Friends start summer camp to impact youth

April 24, 2018

By Staff Report Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 24, 2018 Achievement in Motion SALISBURY — Sitting in Starbucks about a year ago, a group of North Rowan and Salisbury High graduates were comparing college experiences and talking about their next steps after graduation. It was good to be home, and their mood was… Read more »

High School Grade Advisor Meetings January

January 23, 2018

Every Crosby Scholar in grades 9 and 10 has the opportunity to meet with an advisor. 9th and 10th graders are assigned to meet with Grade Advisors who will host group meetings at the high schools to discuss grade appropriate topics focused on preparing for the college admission process. Meetings are held monthly, from January through May, immediately after school (except at… Read more »

GRADUATION 2017: Carson All County Scholars

June 9, 2017

By Rebecca Rider Email the author Published 12:00 am Friday, June 9, 2017 James Paul Barringer IV, of Salisbury, is the son of Christine and Jim Barringer. Before Carson he attended Bostian Elementary and China Grove Middle schools. He plans to attend Duke University, but is undecided on a major and a career path. He studied… Read more »

Rusher Earns Eagle

February 12, 2017

By Post Lifestyles Email the author Published 7:20 am Sunday, February 12, 2017 Bobby “Bo” Lee Rusher III, 16, is receiving his Eagle Scout award today, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017,  at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury. Bo joined Pack 443 as a Cub Scout, and earned the Webelos, Arrow of Light, and God and Family… Read more »

Quotes of the week

June 10, 2016

By Post Opinion Email the author Published 12:00 am Friday, June 10, 2016 “You get to see the essence of the town.” — Michelle Strong, Rowan Crosby Scholars middle school coordinator, on attending the Pops at the Post concert in downtown Salisbury “I wish that every business and church in town would ask, ‘Where’s your 40?’” —… Read more »

Rowan Crosby Scholars celebrates first graduating class

May 5, 2016

By Rebecca Rider Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 5, 2016 By Rebecca Rider SALISBURY — At the old JCPenney in West End Plaza, there’s an air of celebration and anticipation. The crowd of more than 300 gathers around tables decorated with balloons and tinsel. In a small alcove seniors scribble the name of their… Read more »