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Education Partners Awarded for Summit Collaboration

The National School Public Relations Association recently awarded Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Nash Community College, Edgecombe Community College, Edgecombe County Public Schools and Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership (STEP) with a Golden Achievement Award for their collaboration on the 2017 Education and Business Leaders’ Summit. Pictured from left: Nash-Rocky Mount School Board Chair Ann Edge, Nash Community College Dean of Marketing Kelley Deal, STEP Executive Director Pam Gould, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Chief Communications Officer Dr. Patricia Hollingsworth and Superintendent Dr. Shelton Jefferies.

The 2018 Twin Counties Education and Business Leaders’ Summit is being held Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro. The summit brings together area public school systems, community colleges, community-based organizations, and employers to build the local talent pipeline by growing workforce awareness, ensuring relevant workforce skills and strengthening relationships with business and industry. Free registration is available at

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