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Students from East Carolina University, Pitt Community College, and Pitt County Schools can now study the stars, thanks to the new observatory in Grifton collaboratively created by two local philanthropists and two North Carolina community colleges.
Discovery Place’s collections manager keeps up with items that help this museum fulfill its mission: to provide STEM related programs, exhibitions, and events for people of all ages. Among the 70,000 plus items are 3,800 year old Mayan figurines and a male passenger pigeon collected in New York in 1884.
Four initiatives yielded for William David the 2019 Young Eco-Hero Award: recycling hard to recycle items; Eastern box turtle conservation; invasive species prevention; and French Broad watershed water quality project. Information pointing to his potential and promising a future in conservation: a mentor from the NC Arboretum; career plans involving engineering.