Archive for December, 2010
These five Appalachian State University graduates pose for a photo one last time as ROTC cadets in the Department of Military Science and Leadership before being commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. The new officers are Warren L. Hardin, left, Todd E. Melott, Alexander M. Sika, Michael J. Sutton and Gerald A. Thomas.
Gathering hall in Appalachian’s new College of Education building named for former Forsyth County educators
BOONE— The Bryce and Izoria Gordon Gathering Hall will be one of the first areas faculty, students, staff and visitors will see in a new college of education building at Appalachian State University to be occupied next fall. The Gordons, both graduates of Appalachian, had long-time teaching careers in Forsyth County.
BOONE— Jordan Michael Craig of Greensboro (center) received more than a diploma when he walked across the stage during commencement Dec. 12 at Appalachian State University. Craig became the 100,000th living Appalachian alumnus. A music education major, Craig received a gift bag to commemorate the honor, including an Appalachian sweatshirt, 2010 holiday spirit ornament and alumni car decal from Alumni Association President Laura M. Aiken. His career plans are to teach private trombone lessons, play professionally in the Greensboro area, and teach music at a high school or middle school in the fall.