E-Chowan board recognizes students after competitions

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John A. Holmes High School students (l-r) Luis Patino-Sandoval, Connor Wallen, Alex Jackson and Kevin Miller pose with Holmes Principal Steve Wood (center) and teacher Tim Livingston (second from right) and Edenton-Chowan Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Jean Bunch. The Holmes students recently brought home first-place honors after competing in the regional Skills USA Competition held in Goldsboro.

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From staff reports

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Edenton-Chowan Board of Education recently recognized students from John A. Holmes High School who competed and won a regional Skills USA Competition held in Goldsboro.

The board also recognized Holmes students who took first place in the regional HOSA Quiz Bowl Competition in Greenville before competing in the State HOSA Quiz Bowl Convention in Charlotte. 

Chowan Middle students compete in Envirothon

Chowan Middle School students recently finished third in both the region and for middle schools overall in a regional Envirothon competition at Weyerhaeuser Cool Springs Environmental Center in New Bern. The students will now advance to the North Carolina Envirothon state competition on May 3-4.

The Environthon competition covers five different areas of environmental science: soil, aquatics, wildlife, forestry and current events. Each student on the team has one area of study and team members collaborate to test their knowledge of environmental sciences and resources.