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By ncook | 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

By ncook | 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

By jessicavess | 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

By ncook | 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

By ncook | 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

By ncook | 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

By ncook | May 5, 2016

By Rebecca Rider Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 5, 2016 By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com 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 »

Rowan Crosby Scholars participate in ‘Inside Out’ workshop

By ncook | March 3, 2016

By Post Education Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 3, 2016 SALISBURY — 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… Read more »

Crosby Scholars expands with F&M Bank’s help

By ncook | October 22, 2015

By Post Education Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 22, 2015 Crosby Scholars expands with F&M Bank’s help The Rowan County Crosby Scholars program has grown impressively in its first three years, working in Rowan-Salisbury middle and high schools to encourage graduation and post-secondary education. “With over 2,000 students enrolled, we’ve had to adjust… Read more »

First graduating class of Rowan County Crosby Scholars

By ncook | August 14, 2015

By Allana Ansbro Email the author Published 10:00 am Friday, August 14, 2015 The Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership is a non-profit organization that helps public middle school and high school students in Rowan County prepare for the future. Rowan Crosby Scholars has a big year ahead — this will be their first graduating class. There are… Read more »