On January 20, 1840, the first state-funded public school opened its doors in the Williamsburg Community located in southeastern Rockingham County.
As part of the Every Child’s Chance, Every Community’s Future campaign, the N.C. Association of School Administrators hosted student contests to honor the 175th anniversary of our state’s first public school.
Grades K-2 poster contest
Grades 3-5 poster contest
Click here to see all contest winners, including for the grades 6-8 essay contest and grades 9-12 video contest.