On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 the 2018 Leadership Avery Class held the Education System Sector. The day started at Mayland Communtity College on Avery campus with breakfast, presentations and tours. Dr. Bryan Taylor, the new superintendent from the Avery County Board of Education and members of the Avery County Schools Central Services spoke to the class about the Avery County School System, programs, and the various departments within Avery County Schools, including the Scottie Bus. The Avery High Culinary Arts students prepared a delicious lunch for the class. After lunch, the Leadership Avery Class traveled to Lees McRae College for presentations from various departments and tours of the campus. Jon Driggers, Vice President of Student Development, Dean of Students and Student Development, welcomed the Leadership Avery Class, followed by visiting the School of Nursing, and ending the day at Lees McRae College by visiting the May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center with Nina Fischesser. A great educational learning day was enjoyed by all. Thanks to everyone who made this education sector possible!
Program Facilitators: Kathy Rimmer, (828) 733-5804, DeLee Scott, (828) 737-5500
Avery County Chamber of Commerce, Melynda Pepple, (828) 898-5605