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HCEF is awarded the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award

Henderson County Education Foundation was awarded the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award at the 97th annual Henderson County Chamber of Commerce dinner and awards ceremony. Summer Stipe, HCEF Executive Director, said she was “honored to accept this award on...

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HCEF Inducts Three into the 2020 Education Hall of Fame

Henderson County Education Foundation to Induct Three into Education Hall of Fame  Hendersonville, NC – The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Education Hall of Fame.  Each year, individuals who have...

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North Knights “All N” for Student Leadership

by Molly McGowan-Gorsuch, Henderson County Public Schools “All Belong! All Achieve! All Lead! All N!” The entire North Henderson High student body shouted their mission statement in the gym Wednesday morning, during the school’s first ever LEAD Showcase. A year into...

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$45,000 in Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

The Henderson County Education Foundation scholarship application portal is open for 2020 Henderson County graduating seniors, offering 26 scholarships totaling more than $45,000. Through the generosity of its donors, the foundation awards financial support to...

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HCEF, FRP & HCPS Bring Phonics to Life with New Musical

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2019) – Taking the stage this month across Henderson County Public Schools elementaries: Letterland Alive!  The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) has secured funding for and collaborated with North Carolina’s state theatre,...

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Foundation seeks 2020 Education Hall of Fame Nominations 

September 3, 2019 (Hendersonville, NC) – The Henderson County Education Foundation is now seeking nominations for the 2020 Education Hall of Fame. Nominations of candidates for inclusion in the 2020 Education Hall of Fame class and required supporting materials must...

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HCEF Announces Scholarship Recipients

We are proud to announce the recipients of our 2018-2019 scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to graduates of Henderson County’s public high schools and are managed by the Foundation’s Program Committee and Staff and chaired by Jimmie Lynn Whitmire. This year...

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Girl Power in Action at our Discover Stem Camp

Girl Power was in action at the Discover Stem Camp at Bruce Drysdale Elementary in late June. A group of 4th and 5th grade girls from across the county participated in a fun-filled week being introduced to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and...

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