In the Media

News Icon

Leonard G. Herring Family Foundation to Fund Comprehensive Wilkes County Childcare Study
Jun 20, 2022

Dr. Pamela Shue, associate professor in the Department of Family and Child Studies, and a team of Appalachian State University graduate students are p...

Virginia Griffith

Cuthbertson Middle teacher off to a strong start
May 31, 2022

Congratulations to alumna Virginia Griffith '21 on being named Beginning Teacher of the Year for Union County Public Schools!Union County Public Schoo...

From left to right: Paula Hicks, Christian Cook, Abigail Swanger, Moriah Stegall, Julia Sisbarro, Caroline Phillips, Brandie Peede, Alex Neofotis, April Rominger, Carrie Hagaman and Elizabeth Hutelymer.

Eight local early childhood education programs receive accreditation
May 9, 2022

Eight local early childhood care and education programs received recognition for providing a higher standard of quality care to young children in Wata...

Shannon Richardson

Teaching from the heart
Apr 19, 2022

Congratulations to alumna Shannon Richardson '14 on being named Wilkes County Teacher of the Year! She received her Bachelor of Science in elementary ...

Lucy Brock Teachers Award

PBS NC and Children’s Council recognize local early care and education providers
Apr 12, 2022

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, PBS NC and the Children’s Council of Watauga County recognized local early care and education programs that are going abo...

Chelsy Payne

City schools name Payne Principal of Year
Mar 28, 2022

Congratulations to alumna Chelsy Payne '17! She completed her graduate certificate in school leadership from App State.Chelsy Payne was named Mount Ai...

Angena LeBarre

Pitt County Schools Middle School Teachers of the Year
Mar 25, 2022

Congratulations to alumna Angena LeBarre '16 '18! She received her B.S. in special education and M.A. in reading education.Angena LeBarreSCHOOL: Wellc...

Sumer Williams

Sumer Williams named Outstanding Secondary Mathematics Teacher
Mar 25, 2022

Congratulations to alumna Sumer Williams '12 '18! She received her B.S. in elementary education and her M.A. in middle grades education.Mabel School m...

Watauga County Schools Principal of the Year

Patrick Sukow named Principal of the Year
Mar 15, 2022

Congratulations to Masters of School Administration alum Patrick Sukow, Blowing Rock School principal, on being named the Watauga County Schools 2022-...

Watauga County Schools Teachers of the Year

Watauga County Schools names teachers of the year
Mar 15, 2022

Congratulations to App State alumni Carla Greene, Courtney Hicks, Jeanie Hicks, Jennifer Lacy, Christy Laws, and Randy McDonough on being named Wataug...