In the Media

Hendersonville Middle's Luke Manuel is surprised with the Principal of the Year award this afternoon by Superintendent Bo Caldwell during a pep rally at the school.

Hendersonville Middle’s Luke Manuel is Principal of the Year
Sep 28, 2018

Luke Manuel '00 of Hendersonville Middle was named the 2018-19 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools this afternoon at a pep rally...

Gabriel with his wife Mandy Gabriel and their two sons Trysten and Layton

Newton-Conover City Schools announces new superintendent
Aug 21, 2018

Newton-Conover City Schools announced that the associate superintendent will become the school system’s new superintendent, according to a press rel...

Calandra Davis was announced as the new principal of Jenkins Elementary School following the Hickory Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday.

New principal named at Jenkins Elementary
Aug 20, 2018

Calandra Davis '08 was announced as the new principal of Jenkins Elementary School in Hickory, North Carolina.A native of Columbia, S.C., and a reside...

Jennifer Owens has been named The ARC f Davidson County's Volunteer of the Year

Owens is Arc Volunteer of the Year
Jul 2, 2018

Jennifer Owens, who has taught special needs children for 39 years, brings her same enthusiasm for working with exceptional children to her volunteer ...

Kannapolis City Schools Superintendent Dr. Chip Buckwell, center, was inducted into the Appalachian State University Rhododendron Society.

Appalachian State honors KCS superintendent
Jun 27, 2018

Dr. Chip Buckwell has been inducted into the Appalachian State University Rhododendron Society as a tribute to his contributions to education. Buckwel...

Teaching Students Today, Leading Teachers Tomorrow
Jun 6, 2018

The UNC System emphasizes that it is one University, comprised of 17 unique institutions. As President Margaret Spellings is fond of saying, "Our inst...

Alumna Sandy George Named Mount Airy Schools Executive Director of Auxiliary Services, 2018-19 President of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Alumna Sandy George Named Mount Airy Schools Executive Director of Auxiliary Services, 2018-19 President of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association
May 29, 2018

Mount Airy High School principal Sandy George has two new titles, the school district announced on Friday.Not only is her position within Mount Airy C...

Appomattox County Public Schools names Jason Clark as Teacher of the Year

Appomattox County Public Schools names Jason Clark as Teacher of the Year
May 29, 2018

This afternoon a host of Appomattox County Public School staff members and school board members, as well as local media, walked into a computer class ...

Dr. Amanda Bridges was named as the new Assistant Principal at Conover School.

Alumna Dr. Amanda Bridges Named Assistant Principal at Conover School
May 29, 2018

Dr. Amanda Bridges was named as the new Assistant Principal at Conover School. Prior to her new appointment, Dr. Bridges has served for the past two y...

Data and Assessment Specialist Jim Dees in Appalachian State University, right, shows visitors from Kurdistan, Iraq, a mobile app during a campus tour of Appalachian’s sustainability initiatives. Photo credit: Marie Freeman.

When Erbil Meets Boone: Appalachian State University Hosts Visitors From Kurdistan, Iraq
May 18, 2018

Over the last few decades, the United States’ relationship with Iraq has been tense, to say the least.But 6,000 miles away in Boone, N.C., bridges o...