BCS Advantage Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 4

In This Issue Hope and Heartbreak in the Enka Community A story about love, hope, and heartbreaking loss shook the Enka community in the Spring of 2016. The Buncombe County Schools Advantage Magazine is a publication of the BCS Communications Department. Stacia Harris Director of Communications Benjamin Rickert Assistant Director of Communications Pg. 4 Tim Reaves Digital Marketing and Communications Specialist Destination: China We are grateful for the support of administrators, students, and staff in the production of this issue. In January, a group of thirteen Buncombe County Early College (BCEC) students and two teachers traveled to China. Pg. 6 The Playground Project The playground at Barnardsville Elementary is not only a place for students to be active, it is a center of a tight-knit mountain community, where some families have lived for generations. General Questions/Comments info@efpages.com Artwork and Design art@efpages.com Advertising advertising@efpages.com Pg. 12 Buncombe County Schools Advantage Magazine EF Pages LLC 404 W. Kennedale Pkwy Kennedale, Texas 76060 Ph: 214-728-8349 Fax: 817-330-0314 On The Cover The design team at Owen Middle School prepares for the high-speed Gravity Games racing competition. Read more ... Pg. 13 2 Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Levy • Director/Editor Kari Wenner • Lead Designer Amy Levy • Sales Managers Chris Story Scott Willms Cameron Keith