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Brian Bettis

Bethel Principal Brian Bettis named WCS Principal of the Year May 28, 2020

Bettis is a three-time Appalachian alum - B.S. in elementary education, a M.A. in elementary education and an Ed.S. in educational leadership!

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Andrea Gladden

EBMS’ Gladden named teacher of the year May 26, 2020

Gladden is a two-time Appalachian alumna, earning both her B.S. and M.A. in elementary education!

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Ben Brown

WCS names Teacher, Rookie of the Year May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Appalachian alum Ben Brown on being named Rookie Teacher of the Year!

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WCS names 2020-21 Teachers of the Year May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Appalachian alumni Chelsie Eldreth, Angela Watson, Leslie Hall, Tara Watson, Elizabeth Hutelmyer, Leslie Howser and Hunter... In the Media

Ben Brown Teaching Ag Ed

Watauga County Schools expands agriculture classes to middle school Nov 13, 2019

Brown completed his B.S. in Career and Technical Education in May, and he is currently enrolled in Appalachian's M.S.

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Eva Winkler

Hickory Public Schools teacher honored Oct 8, 2019

Eva Winkler completed her B.S.

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Kelley Bendheim

Project Impact Names Kelley Bendheim Executive Director Sep 24, 2019

Kelley Bendheim graduated in 2013 with her M.A.

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Ashley Bare

Healthcare Hero: Ashley Bare Sep 24, 2019

Ashley Bare graduated from Appalachian in 2013 with her B.S. in psychology. She is currently enrolled in the M.A.

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Jill Van Horne and Beth Allen work with horses

LambFarm holds Mustang Mixer spin-off event Sep 19, 2019

Jill Van Horne is the program director of professional school counseling and assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and... In the Media

Wilkes County Schools Bus

Good teacher recruiting year Sep 10, 2019

The Wilkes County School District is starting the new school year with about 86 new teachers and other certified personnel.

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Lindsay Goins

Goins shares lessons with next generation Aug 27, 2019

Goins earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a secondary concentration in social studies from Appalachian State in 2008... In the Media