Crosby in the News!

Sábado de Padres event

April 19, 2022

Latino families learn more about college admissions and financial aid at Sábado de Padres event! SALISBURY, NC — Twenty-one families from across Rowan, Cabarrus, and Anson counties gathered at Southeast Middle School in Salisbury on Saturday, March 25, for a special event called Sábado de Padres. Parents and students heard presentations in Spanish and English… Read more »

Joyce Kohfeldt name AFP Outstanding Philanthropist

December 22, 2020

Joyce Kohfeldt has never been one to seek acknowledgment for her philanthropic work in the community, but her life-long commitment to helping children will inspire many community members to be better, to “be like Joyce.”    Joyce is an ardent supporter of organizations that invest in Winston-Salem’s children. As a retired teacher, school administrator, and education resource business owner, Joyce… Read more »

Passion for Advocacy

August 28, 2020

Incoming student Taron Lilly ’24 is using her passion for advocacy to make an impact on her community in Salisbury, N.C., and beyond. Over the years, Taron has held more than 10 positions helping to better her community, including interning with the Rowan County District Attorney’s Office, serving as a Youth Representative for the Juvenile Crime Prevention… Read more »

2020 Crosby Scholars Scholarship recipients

June 15, 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 »

COVID-19 and College Enrollment

March 31, 2020

March and April are important months in the admission process. Admissions offices are typically busy hosting events and interacting with students to help them make enrollment decisions. And, students are typically busy visiting college campuses, attending admitted student events, and interacting with admission reps to help them make the BIG enrollment decision. The current uncertainty surrounding every… Read more »

Testing News

March 31, 2020

Students, we understand that there is much anxiety around the subject of testing.  We are committed to providing accurate, up-to-date information on this site, so please check back often so that you are fully informed. The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test… Read more »

Thanks in order for community’s support

December 23, 2019

Letter: Thanks in order for community’s support Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 22, 2019 This holiday season, I am writing on behalf of the Rowan County Crosby Scholars’ staff and board of directors to thank our community for giving the gift of hope to the students in Rowan County. Crosby Scholars, now in our seventh… Read more »


October 30, 2019

CROSBY SCHOLARS: FOR COLLEGE, FOR LIFE Posted by Lauren Turchin | Apr 11, 2019 | Education You’ve probably heard of Crosby Scholars, or seen some kids wearing black, red, and white shirts with the logo, but do you know what an instrumental organization this is for kids in Rowan County? As a partnership of the Rowan-Salisbury School System, Goodwill Industries… Read more »

Goodwill as one of the 5 most innovative and impactful non-profits

March 5, 2019

Forbes Mar 5, 2019 Lilach Bullock, Contributor Ranked No. 5: The Modernizer: Goodwill Goodwill is most famous for thrift stores that bring us Halloween costumes and 90s grunge revival outfits. But they do so much more than that: they also bring employment opportunities for at-risk individuals, job training and other community-based programs to help the people… Read more »

Scholarships available for Crosby Scholars

February 28, 2019

Scholarships available for Crosby Scholars The Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership, established in 2013, has served more than 6,400 public school students in grades six through 12 by helping to prepare them for college and life. Through the support of foundation grants, individuals and corporate funding, Rowan Crosby Scholars has awarded $358,000 in scholarships… Read more »