Our educational report card gets better every year.
This year, the total value of college scholarships awarded to graduates of Pitt County Schools jumped to an all-time high. Meanwhile, all of this year's graduates of the Oakwood School will be attending college, with 25 percent of them choosing to attend the University of North Carolina.
Our community leaders are passionately commiitted to investing in educational resources from preschool to grad school. We have a number of innovative programs for children at all grade-levels, including the Health Sciences Academy, the Shelton Leadership Challenge at ECU, and the ECU Innovators Academy for 6th and 7th graders:
Pitt Community College has robust business/industrial curricula and training programs. East Carolina University offers 102 undergraduate and 101 graduate degree programs. ECU service and research centers assist business and industry in resolving technical production problems, developing market strategies, or improving the quality of management skills. Our region is home to specialized educational programs as well, such as the Duke University Nicholas School of Environment and Earth Sciences and the NC Aviation Alliance Advanced Machining Center among many others.
It all adds up to a solid educational infrastructure for growing business.