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The 2018 WEP Adult spelling be will be held Tuesday October 23, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Hunt Hight School gym.  Make plans to attend today! Click Here to Register ...

Merck: Partner and ‘pace-setter’   By Drew C. Wilson , Times Staff Writer The Wilson Education Parnership recognized contributions to public education at is third annual Community Partners Celebration last week. The WEP has 450 community partners. Some 200 representatives of the churches, civic clubs, businesses, industries, governmental agencies, nonprofit groups and other organizations attended...

Merck has been selected as this year’s winner of the Jim and Carolyn Hunt Friend of Education Award.  The award will be presented by the Wilson Education Partnership (WEP) at the 3rd annual Community Partners Celebration Breakfast on June 9. The Hunt Award was established in 2014 by WEP to thank...

[caption id="attachment_1206" align="alignright" width="296"] Robin P. Williams new Executive Director of the Wilson Education Partnership (WEP)[/caption] WILSON, NC - Robin P. Williams has been named the new Executive Director of the Wilson Education Partnership (WEP) effective July 2017. Ms. Williams is a Wilson native and a product of Wilson County Schools....

By Drew C. Wilson Times Staff Writer Nahuel Mujica’s ears perked right up. “Beyonce landed here? Whaaaaaa?” Mujica, a 16-year-old Air Force Junior ROTC member from Hunt High School, was one of about 150 students from Wilson County Schools who participated in the Aviation Careers Expo at the Rocky Mount-Wilson Airport on Wednesday. Major...

After 20 years as the Executive Director of the Wilson Education Partnership, Martha Vick is retiring effective June 30th. Her commitment to fostering relationships between WCS and local businesses and supporting our students/staff is second to none! The search for someone to fill her enormous professional shoes has begun.  The...

On February 2, WEP and the Career & Technical Education Department for Wilson County Schools collaborated to host Groundhog Job Shadow Day for high school juniors.  National Groundhog Job Shadow Day is a nationwide initiative that provides job shadowing experiences for students in a variety of professions. Eighteen students from Beddingfield,...

“Thanks for being a catalyst for our potential success!”   How’s that for a memorable thank-you to WEP and our community partners and financial supporters! This sentiment was expressed by a student in a classroom where the WEP Minigrant Prize Patrol recently made a surprise visit to award the teacher with...

A team from the Wilson Early College Academy (WECA) captured the winning trophy and the title of “best Jedi spellers in the Galaxy of Wilson” by wielding their word powers at the 22nd annual WEP Adult Spelling Bee held at Hunt High School on October 4. Forty-six teams from schools, businesses,...