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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 »

Crosby Scholars opens doors to college for students

By ncook | April 2, 2015

By Jeanie Groh Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 2, 2015 College is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding experiences a young adult can go through. Sadly only 17 percent of Rowan County residents over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree, but Crosby Scholars of Rowan County is on a mission… Read more »

Crosby Scholar, Alex Yang earns Eagle

By ncook | February 15, 2015

By Sylvia Andrews Email the author Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 15, 2015 Alex Woo-Suk Yang, 16, is receiving his Eagle Scout award today, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury. As a Boy Scout in Troop 443, Alex earned 23 Merit Badges and attended summer camps at Camp John J. Barnhardt… Read more »

Crosby Scholar, Alex Yang earns Eagle

By ncook | February 15, 2015

By Sylvia Andrews Email the author Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 15, 2015 Alex Woo-Suk Yang, 16, is receiving his Eagle Scout award today, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury. As a Boy Scout in Troop 443, Alex earned 23 Merit Badges and attended summer camps at Camp John J. Barnhardt… Read more »

Crosby Scholars works with middle school students

By ncook | December 18, 2014

By Staff Report Email the author Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 18, 2014 With more than 1,300 Rowan-Salisbury middle school students in the program this year, Crosby Scholars is finding creative ways to ensure each one has exposure to the idea of education beyond high school. “Our biggest initiative this year has been to go into… Read more »

More than 2,200 in Rowan Crosby Scholars

By ncook | October 14, 2014

By Jeanie Groh Email the author | twitter Published 1:47 am Thursday, October 16, 2014 In only its second year, more than 2,200 students have enrolled in Crosby Scholars in Rowan County. With students coming from every middle and high school in the Rowan-Salisbury School System, this year’s number represents an increase of more than 500 students over… Read more »

Grade advisers help Crosby Students prep for college

By ncook | February 19, 2014

By Staff Report Email the author Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 19, 2014 SALISBURY — Allison Doby is not only a guidance counselor at West Rowan High School, she is also the school’s Crosby Scholar Grade Adviser. The grade adviser program uses volunteers who hold meetings to help high school students focus on preparing for college.… Read more »