, 2023-01-19 13:36:41,
It was just over 30 years ago that one of the nation’s elite schools in Durham established a program to promote and celebrate Native American history and culture on campus.
On February 4, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) will hold its 31st annual Powwow at the school’s Charles R. Eilber Physical Education Center.
Founded in 1980 as the first of its kind, NCSSM is “a world-class public high school with statewide reach that empowers students with the skills and knowledge to design their own future,” according to a news release. from school.
With a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and encompassing the fine arts and humanities, the pioneering school “challenges talented juniors and seniors” from across the state with a residential program at its campus in Durham and a second campus in Morganton that opened last year.
School officials also tout an “extensive online program and summer offerings.” [that] extend its impact to all corners of the state and to the youngest students.”
The school, in addition to becoming a model for 18 highly specialized schools around the world, is a member of the UNC System of 17 institutions.
The school’s more than 13,000 graduates over the years have created an impressive educational footprint with “local and global leaders in medicine, technology, commerce, education and the arts, a community of problem solvers building a brighter future.” …
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