The North Carolina State Employees Credit Union has awarded a $750 Continuing Education Scholarship to Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Truck Driver Training graduate Alfred Pivec.

The High Country Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is a collaborative effort between the counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey; the incorporated municipalities in the seven counties; the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); and the High Country (Region D) Council of Governments.

Kerin Kiser, assistant to the superintendent and office manager, was presented with the Servant's Heart Award as Dr. Elliott praised her for superb organizational skills, concern for others, and a calm, patient demeanor that helps everyone else in the office work more effectively and efficiently.