Henderson County Early College

Welcome to HCEC, home of the Roadrunners!

Congratulations to the students and staff at Henderson County Early College. Our school has been named an Honor School of Excellence by the state of North Carolina Department of Instruction based on the performance of our students and staff.

Vision:  Inspiring Success

Mission: Henderson County Early College provides a personalized, goal-oriented, rigorous educational program.  Our unique environment allows us to truly know our students so that we may help them define and reach their college, career and life goals.

School hours: 8:15 a.m.- 2:35 p.m.
Office hours:  7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

HCEC Newsletter - Welcome Edition

Welcome to the August 2016 edition of the HCEC August Newsletter 2016. This is a great way to see what is coming up at our school. Did you know you could win prom tickets if your “Name the Newsletter” entry is chosen? See this year’s SGA officers. Check out our newsletter sponsors (yes, we have saved room for you!). Please call us at (828) 697-4561 to purchase a sponsorship advertisement. Thank you for your readership!

Military Service Academy Day

Please join Congressman Mark Meadows on U.S. Service Academy Day. Representatives from the Military Service Academies will be available to answer questions and provide information. All high school students from the 11th District, along with parents, family members, and educators are welcome to attend.

Congratulations Seth!

Congratulations to Seth Drake for being selected to compete with the US Fly Fishing Team! Read more here: Olympic Fishing


Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Looking for a perfect Birthday gift, Special gift for a Teacher, or Christmas gift? Think Yankee Candle. Ask a HCEC student about or Fundraiser or shop online at Yankee Candle

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Innovative High School

Officials, Blue Ridge Community College, Henderson County Early College staff and students, and Henderson County Career Academy celebrated the Groundbreaking on the new Innovative High School.

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Storehouse's Blessings in Boxes

The Storehouse’s Blessings in Boxes
If you and your family are in need of assistance this Christmas the Storehouse is accepting applications at Henderson County Schools.  Please see the list below for your district.
North District – Oct. 4, 7:30am-11:00 and 3:30-6:30 at Edneyville Elementary
East District – Oct. 6, 7;30am-4:00 at Hillandale
East District – Oct. 10, 7:30-10:00 and 3:30-6:30 at Atkinson
West District – Oct. 10, 7:30-11:00 and 3:30-6:30 at Mills River
West District – Oct. 12, 7:30-4:00 at Rugby
West District – Oct 14, 7:30-11:00 and 3:30-6:30 at Etowah
Hendersonville District – Oct. 4, 7:30-1:00 at Hendersonville Elementary
Hendersonville District – Oct. 5, 7:30-11:00 and 3:30-6:30 at Bruce Drysdale
Hendersonville District – Oct. 7:30-4:00 at Hendersonville Middle