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Archive for April, 2003

Graduation Falls on Auspicious Day for Mother-Daughter Pair

042803graduates_dl.jpgBy Alisa Blackwood

BOONE–Kristen and Sherry Freeman have compared notes, helped each other with homework and spent hours on the phone while pursuing their bachelor of science degrees in business from Appalachian State University.

Shelter Rock Receives Community Partner Award

BOONE–Shelter Rock Appalachian Relief, an inter-denominational agency based in Foscoe that serves impoverished individuals and families, received the 2003 Outstanding Community Partner Award from Appalachian State University’s Appalachian and the Community Together (ACT) Office.

Watauga Community Band Performs May 4

BOONE–The Watauga Community Band Spring Concert will be held Sunday, May 4, at 4 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Rosen Concert Hall in Broyhill Music Center.

“Appalachian Perspective”: The Value of Campus Diversity

BOONE–A university campus where students represent diverse ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds helps make all students smarter, Dr. Harry Williams says on “Appalachian Perspective” cable television show.

Williams Inducted Into ETSU Alumni Hall of Fame

BOONE–Harry L. Williams of Boone has been inducted into East Tennessee State University College of Education’s Alumni Hall of Fame.

Hayes School of Music Honors Concert and Award Ceremony is April 26

BOONE–The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will present an honors concert and awards ceremony on Saturday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Jazz Vocal Ensemble Performs April 28

BOONE–An evening of jazz standards headlines the bill on Monday, April 28 at 8 p.m. at Legends at Appalachian State University.

Jazz Ensembles Perform April 29 at Appalachian

BOONE–The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University presents Jazz Ensemble I and II in concert in Broyhill Music Center on Tuesday, April 29 at 8 p.m.

New Economic Index Tracks WNC Economy

By Jason Hoyle

BOONE–Western North Carolina’s economy declined slightly in January, according to a new Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report compiled by Appalachian State University professors.