Students from Newton-Conover High School’s Business Department attended the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour sponsored by the Business Department and Small Business Center at CVCC. Devin Lars, recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in the country under the age of 30, inspired students to start their own business. Mr. Lars shared his personal success story as he taught students to plan, prioritize, and pursue their own vision for a company based on their desires and passion. The event was held in the student center on the Campus of CVCC and CVCC’s Business Department provided lunch for Newton-Conover students.
About Julia Styers
Julia Styers is the Director of Secondary Education, Career and Technical Education, and Student Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Julia began teaching math at Newton-Conover High School in 1983. She became Assistant Principal at N-CHS in 2004 and served as Principal of South Newton Elementary School from 2010 - 2015. She was N-CHS Teacher of the Year and the recipient of the Ben Craig Educator of the Year for Catawba County in 2003. She was the NCCS Principal of the Year in 2011 and 2014. Julia received her Bachelors of Science in Secondary Mathematics from Lenoir Rhyne College and her Masters of School Administration from Appalachian State University. She and her husband Mike are the proud parents of Brandon, Ashley, Julianne, Jason, and Jonathan and grandparents of Rylee, Nicholas, Wesson, and Beau.