Saturday , 24 February 2018
Breaking News

Carolina Cycle Challenge for Schools

cccAre you up to a Fitness Challenge?

The Carolina Cycle Challenge (CCC) would like to invite you and your classmates to join us in a fun way to raise money to help beat pediatric cancer and ‘Bragging Rights’ for your school!

CCC is a fun-filled, family-oriented cycling event consisting of a 10 mile, 32 mile, 55 mile, and Tot Ride to be held at the Hickory Foundation YMCA on October 5th .  Fun-filled activities include over 20 vendors to provide food and entertainment at no additional cost.

All schools in Catawba County will be participating for prizes.  The competing categories are: High Schools, Middle Schools, and Elementary Schools.  The school in each category with the highest percentage of registered riders will receive:

CCC Traveling Trophy

“Bragging Rights”

Register online at

WHEN: Sunday, October 5, 2014

WHERE: Hickory Foundation YMCA




About Heather Mullins

Dr. Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

Leave a Reply