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Bobby Wilkins Named 2016-17 HCPS Principal of the Year

Bobby Wilkins, principal at Hendersonville High, was named the 2016-17 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools. In his 37 years serving HCPS, this is Wilkins’ third Principal of the Year recognition. The Bearcat family surprised Wilkins with the news...

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Foundation turns 30 with celebration, new program

The Henderson County Education Foundation celebrated its 30th anniversary with an event on the steps of the Henderson County Historic Courthouse on Thursday, October 13. “This is an exciting time for the foundation,” said executive director Paul Knott. “In addition to...

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2017 Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open!

The nomination and selection criteria for the 2017 Class of the Henderson County Education Hall of Fame are now available in the 2017 Hall of Fame Nomination and Selection Guidelines. Please use the Hall of Fame Nomination Form to nominate your 'education hero.' The...

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Mickey Marvin Scholarship

Mickey Marvin is one of the best known athletes in Henderson County. He is a product of West Henderson High School and Brevard High School. Mikey received a scholarship to play for the University of Tennessee. While there he earned All SEC Honors as an offensive...

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Education Celebration – 2016

One of the highlights of the 2015-16 year for the Foundation was the Education Celebration 2016 presented by Pardee Hospital UNC HealthCare. Held at Blue Ridge Community College on April 21, 2016 and attended by over 250 educators and supporters, the Education...

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Elena Barnwell – HCPS Teacher of the Year

Elena Barnwell, first grade teacher at Hendersonville Elementary School, was recently named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2016 Teacher of the Year. Barnwell has been a teacher at Hendersonville and Glenn C. Marlow elementary schools for 24 years. Ms. Barnwell told...

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Henderson County Public Schools Recognizes 63 Top Scholars

Sixty-three of Henderson County Public Schools’ highest-achieving graduating seniors were recently honored during the 2015-16 Top Scholars Banquet at Blue Ridge Community College. For the 12th year, the Top Scholars ceremony recognized the academic and activity...

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