ESU Colonial NC Branch

Welcome Message from the President

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Officers and Board Members - 2016-17

Welcome to the 2016-17 year of the Colonial NC Branch! We have a varied program for the year and we hope you will be able to join us. Put a copy of the program on your refrigerator or into your mobile calendar. And be sure to return to this space often for updates, details, and directions for all the programs. The year's slate of officers and board members were sworn in by past president John Leys at the Queen's Birthday Luncheon in June. They are (from left to right):

Betty Clarke - Membership Chair
Bob Husson - President
Jean Albanese - Publicity Chair
Susan Husson - Vice President
Ray Savage - Treasurer
Kathy Blake - Secretary

Missing were Carolyn Peterson - Program Chair and Charles Peterson - Publicity Vice Chair.

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News And Events

2016-17 Program Schedule

Here's a handy review of the programs planned for this academic year. Watch this space for details as each program approaches and for any changes or updates.

Download programs for 2016-2017.pdf


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2017 National Shakespeare Competition

We invite schools serving Grades 9-12 in our area to participate in the 2017 ESU National Shakespeare Competition. The Competition provides teachers with a free performance- based program for the study of English Language Arts and Shakespeare that meets state standards.. High school students from the local area recite Shakespeare's monologues and sonnets and compete for the chance to win a trip to New York City.  Learn more on our ESU Colonial NC Shakespeare Competition page.  Click Here


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The English-Speaking Union

Colonial NC Branch

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Welcome to the ESU

The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.

To find out more about our programs click here.