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Today’s Email Announcements

CCC&TI  Students Earn “People Helping People” Scholarships

Two Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute students have received “People Helping People” scholarships from the NC State Employees Credit Union Foundation. The two-year scholarships are valued at up to $5,000 each. The scholarship recipients are Melissa Pearce of Hudson and Ashley Haas of Granite Falls. Pictured, front row, left to right, are: Richie Patrick, Vice President of the NCSECU Granite Falls branch; scholarship recipient Melissa Pearce of Hudson; scholarship recipient Ashley Haas of Granite Falls; and CCC&TI Financial Aid Director Julie Ahouse. Back row, left to right, are: CCC&TI Enrollment Management Director and NCSECU Advisory Board Member Dennis Seagle Jr., Human Resources Administrative Assistant and NCSECU Advisory Board Member Robin Ledford and CCC&TI President Dr. Mark Poarch.

CCC&TI Seeking Entries for Literary and Arts Magazine

 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is currently seeking submissions of poetry, prose and fine art for Volume 21 of “Branches,” the college’s annual literary and arts magazine, to be published in Spring 2017.   All students and residents of either Caldwell or Watauga counties are invited to submit their work for consideration.

Prizes will be awarded for Best Poem, Best Prose (maximum of 2500 words), Best Two-Dimensional Art, Best Three-Dimensional Art and Cover Art for the 22nd Edition of the magazine.

Artist and writers can submit in as many categories as they wish, but are limited to three entries per category. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 7, 2016.

Complete guidelines for submissions and instructions can be found online at www.cccti.edu/branches or for more information contact Jessica Chapman (literature) at 828-726-2624 or Laura Aultman (art) at 828-297-3811 with any questions.

Funding and other support for Branches is provided by the CCC&TI Foundation, the College Transfer Division, and the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

If Birds Could Fly at 5506′ Skybar Saturday

August 272:30 – 5:30pm

This Southwest VA duo blends many genres to achieve their simplistic yet unmistakable sound. From Folk to Indie, there is something in their music that everyone can enjoy. Soak in the soothing guitar melodies and vocal chills. This act promises to deliver a sound truly from their heart to those willing to listen.

Mile High Yoga at Beech Mountain Continues Saturday

Aug. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Take your downward dog to new heights with Beech Mountain Resort’s Mile High Yoga.  Mile High Yoga takes place at 5,506 feet on the observation deck of the resort’s skybar.  Our mission is to provide a safe, friendly, soothing and unique atmosphere for all ability levels.
Our hand picked instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to help you strengthen your body, calm your mind, and find a little inspiration for the rest of your journey.
Classes begin at 10:30 a.m. and last approximately one hour. The class is accessible by chairlift. Tickets to the class are $15 and can be purchased in Ski Beech Sports, located in the resort village. Participants are asked to ride the chairlift between 10 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.
Yoga mats are limited.