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18 N.C. High School Students Named ‘National Cyber Scholars’ After Winning Nationwide Cybersecurity Competition

Thursday, Jun 3, 2021 9:35 AM

Eighteen high school students from across North Carolina have been named National Cyber Scholars by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation after winning a rigorous 48-hour competition designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyberthreats and showcasing the best of what North Carolina’s schools have to offer, Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Thursday. 

North Carolina Teachers Win Governor’s Educator Discovery Awards

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:08 AM

Three North Carolina teachers have won Governor’s Educator Discovery Awards to help strengthen their work in the classroom, Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina Business Committee for Education announced. Gladys Johnson from New Century International Middle School in Cumberland County, Kathy Bosiak from Lincolnton High School in Lincoln County, and Gabrielle Farrington from Durham Public Schools in Durham County will each receive a $1,000 award to pay for professional development. 

NC High Schoolers Win Statewide Contest to Develop Useful Apps

Friday, May 7, 2021 10:07 AM

Three North Carolina high school teams developed winning mobile applications in the state's second annual Ready, Set, App! contest, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The contest is sponsored by the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE), a business-led, education non-profit within the Governor’s Office, in partnership with Lenovo.

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