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Archive for 2005

Treble Choir Performs Nov. 6

The Appalachian Treble Choir, under the direction of Dr. Priscilla Porterfield, presents a concert on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. in the Broyhill Music Center.

Appalachian’s Institute for Senior Scholars Offers Winter Classes

122805senoiroscholars_dl.jpgBOONE—Retired residents of the High Country who are looking for educational programs and interesting activities should consider the Institute for Senior Scholars at Appalachian State University.

Scholarship Honors Longtime Teacher, Aids WHS Graduate

122105daisyadams.jpgBOONE – In the 1940s, Watauga County native Daisy Adams taught in two of the county’s small community schools: Appalachian Demonstration School and Howard’s Creek School, where she taught all grades. “I was the only teacher at Howard’s Creek. The school was heated by a pot-bellied stove and we carried water from the creek,” she recalled.

Director honored for work with parent to parent program

BOONE — Kaaren Hayes, director of the Parent to Parent Family Support of the High Country, has received the Ann Royal Special Recognition for Lifetime Achievement Award from the Leo M. Croghan Memorial Foundation.

Appalachian Chorale Begins Rehearsals Jan. 9

BOONE—The Appalachian Chorale continues its 30th anniversary season with a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” April 25, 2006.

Sweet Victory

dsc_0003_1.jpgKatie Schwebke of Bryson City, left, was among the hundreds of Mountaineer fans purchasing NCAA Division I-AA National Championship T-shirts and sweatshirts following the Mountaineer football team’s win over the University of Northern Iowa.

A Distinguished Gathering

121405legislators_dl.jpgSeveral North Carolina legislators gathered at Appalachian State University recently to learn more about the university’s research and public service initiatives.

Edwards Named Dean of Appalachian’s Walker College of Business

d05_11edwards1.jpgBOONE – Randal K. “Randy” Edwards has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business.

Appalachian Graduates Learn Keys to Success

BOONE—If you look for examples of success, Erskine Bowles, president elect of the University of North Carolina System, would certainly be on the list.

Bowles served in President Clinton’s administration as director of the Small Business Administration from 1993-94, as deputy White House chief of staff from 1994-95 and White House chief of staff from 1996-98.