SEAGROVE, NC - "High school students made that?" is a common remark after seeing the outstanding ceramics made by students for this exhibit. The North Carolina Pottery Center presents "NC Ceramics Student Exhibition I: High School", featuring ceramics done by high school students from across North Carolina. Students from all NC high schools were invited to submit entries. The pieces selected for the exhibit are quite impressive and will be on display at the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove.

Starting with an Opening Reception on Friday, May 11th, from 5:30-7:30, this exhibition will run from May 11-July 28, 2012. More than 130 spectacular and imaginative pieces from whimsical to functional will be on display, showcasing the talents of NC high school students.

Participating high schools include: Carolina Friends School, Durham; East Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill; Forsyth Country Day, Lewisville; Freedom, Morganton; Green Hope, Cary; Greensboro Day School, Greensboro; Greensboro Middle College, Greensboro; Lee County, Sanford; Middle Creek, Apex; Military & Global Leadership Academy, Charlotte; Mitchell, Bakersville; Pamlico County, Bayboro; Robert L. Patton, Morganton; Smoky Mountain, Sylva; Stone Circle Academy, Greenville; The Oakwood School, Greenville; Union Pines, Cameron; Watauga, Boone; West Johnston, Benson; and William A. Hough, Cornelius.

The mission of the North Carolina Pottery Center is to promote public awareness of and appreciation for the history, heritage, and ongoing tradition of pottery making in North Carolina. The Center is located at 233 East Avenue in Seagrove, NC. Hours of operation are Tue - Sat 10 am - 4 pm. For more information, please call 336.873.8430 or go to