Category: Learn Together

Paid Internship Program for WS/FCS Students Addresses Community Workforce Goals

As part of a comprehensive program to interrupt the cycle of intergenerational poverty, Mayor Allen Joines, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Dr. Angela Hairston, Winston Salem Chamber President Mark Owens, and Truist Bank Triad Regional President Cantey Alexander announced today the creation of a paid internship program for 11th and 12th grade students in the Winston… Read More »

Forsyth Tech President Selected for National Fellowship

Dr. Janet N. Spriggs identified as one of the nation’s top 25 most promising community college leaders Janet N. Spriggs, president of Forsyth Technical Community College, has been selected by the Aspen Institute to join the 2020-21 inaugural class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship, a new initiative designed to support community college presidents in… Read More »

Three WS/FCS High Schools Receive National Awards for Magnet Programs

Reynolds High School has once again been named a National Magnet School of Excellence. North Forsyth High School and Atkins Academic & Technology High School have been named National Magnet Schools of Distinction. The honorable titles come from Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. Reynolds Reynolds was named a… Read More »

New Initiative Provides College Opportunities for WS/FCS Graduates

Under a new initiative, students in low-income households who graduate from any high school in Forsyth County will be able to attend Forsyth Technical Community College free of charge thanks to a program funded primarily through a four-year, $870,000 grant by BB&T Corp. Officials with the Winston-Salem Alliance, Forsyth Tech, and the City of Winston-Salem… Read More »

Construction Career Days Introduces Students to In-Demand Industries

The Winston Salem Chamber’s Construction Industry Council and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools are introducing high school students to careers in the skilled trades during Construction Career Days, being held November 5-6 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. The event features more than 40 local employers that will provide hands-on learning experiences for students to try things like masonry, diesel mechanics,… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Receives Half-Million Dollar Grant for Biotechnology Education Center

Forsyth Technical Community College was awarded more than half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) to develop a new national biotechnology education center to address the rapidly growing need for highly skilled technicians in biotechnology. Forsyth Tech, awarded $535,297 for this particular grant, is the home for the National… Read More »

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