2016 Highlights:

  • Received grant funding from the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson for the implementation of the Eat Smart, Move More Campaign
  • Received grant funding from the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson for Wilson’s first school based health center to increase student health, performance, and attendance
  • Improved pathways for youth in our local high schools to have work-based learning experiences (internships, job shadowing, career exploration) with local businesses
  • Opened the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology for 65 local high school students to receive degrees and training that will provide the skills for immediate employment after graduation
  • Maintained one of the safest school districts in NC by providing the appropriate training and evaluations to prepare local responders and school personnel in the event of an emergency
  • Provided summer athletic camp experiences for more than 600 Wilson youth to establish positive experiences and relationships with local law enforcement officers