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TCA New London Graduates 109

On Friday, March 15, 2019, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London graduated 109 cadets from the ChalleNGe program. These cadets were a part of Class 51 which began on Saturday, October 13th. These cadets set record numbers for academics earning a record number of academic awards for their HiSET testing as well as setting a …

TCA Salemburg Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

On March 13, 2019, a ceremony was held for Cadets earning a certificate of completion from the Extended Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) sponsored by the NC Cooperative Extension Agency, NC State University and NC A &T State University.  The EFNEP is a five week National Nutrition Education Program that promotes eating smart and …

TCA Salemburg Director Highlighted in Sampson Independent News

Ronnie McNeill, TCA Salemburg director and former director of TCA New London was recently highlighted in the Sampson Independent News. Please see below for the full story.

TCA Salemburg CPR Training

Cadets complete 4-hour training where they are taught Basic First Aid, CPR and how to use an AED.

TCA Salemburg Blood Drive

On March 7, 2019, Class 52 held a blood drive for the American Red Cross.  Donors must be at least 17 years old in order to donate.  All eligible cadets are encouraged to participate with credit being earned towards their Service to the Community Component.  We had 40 cadets to present with a total of …

TCA Salemburg Mentor Training Days.

Mentors are required to participate in a full day of training. Training Days for Class 52 were held on February 16th + February 23rd, 2019. “Mentoring is vital for the success of ChalleNGe-vital in that mentoring sustains the newly invigorated lives of cadets and supports their continued practice of the life-changing habits attained in the …

TCA Salemburg House & Senate Pages

A total of 40 cadets from the Salemburg and New London Academies participated as House and Senate Pages from February 25th -28th, 2019. These cadets were the first in the history of the academy to attend the State of the State Address held by our Governor Roy Cooper on Monday, February 25th. We are so …

TCA New London Inaugural Military Ball

On Friday, March 8, 2019, TCA New London held their inaugural military ball for Class 51 cadets at Carolinas Healthcare – Stanly Education Center. The TCA ball follows the traditional military ball guidelines with formal dress required for all attendees, a receiving line with dignitaries, “grog” bowl and challenges, formal dinner, recognition of our lost …

TCA New London Cadets Participate in Governor’s Page Program

During the week of February 4, 2019, select cadets participated in the North Carolina Governor’s Page program which culminates with a meeting of the current governor. Established in 1973, the Governor’s Page Program gives high school students from all over North Carolina the opportunity to come to Raleigh for a week of hands-on participation in …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 52 Family Day

Family Day, February 2nd, 2019 was a big day for our cadets and their families.  It was the first time they have seen each other since In-processing Day on January 5th.  Their only means of communication has been by US mail. You can only imagine the excitement on their faces as they embraced each other …