BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs received the David J. Webb Program Excellence Award at the recent Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) National Conference held in in San Antonio, Texas. The award is presented annually to a non-profit outdoor program which has made outstanding and noteworthy contributions to, and achievements in, the field of outdoor recreation and education.
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BOONE—Appalachian State University junior Annemarie “A.J.” Anglim has received North Carolina Campus Compact’s Community Impact Student Award. Anglim was one of 19 college students from across the state who received the award for making significant, innovative contributions to their campus’ efforts to address local community needs. Awardees also received a Certificate of Appreciation from N.C. Gov. Bev. Perdue.
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Energy Office will hold a public hearing in Boone on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to gather the public’s views concerning a June 2011 settlement between the Tennessee Valley Authority and several states, including North Carolina, on the impact of coal-fired power plant pollution and its consequences for the states.
BOONE—Lewis Black will perform Feb. 9, 2012, at 8 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium on the Appalachian State University campus. Tickets can be purchased at the Farthing Auditorium box office or online at www.pas.appstate.edu. Tickets are $15 for students and $25 for the public and at the door.
Prospective members of Delta Zeta sorority at Appalachian State University participated in an Angel Tree project for the College of Health Sciences’ Communication Disorders Clinic located in University Hall in Boone. Prospective members contributed funds to purchase clothes and gifts for two families served by the clinic. Their contributions were matched by the local Delta Zeta membership. Pictured from left are Carrie Cobb, new member class philanthropy chair, Austen Mauney and Anona Miller, along with Delta Zeta advisor Elena Taylor and Sherry Street Tobin, director of the clinic’s preschool classroom. Delta Zeta’s national philanthropy focuses on the speech and hearing impaired.