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Sara Monson

Sara Monson named ACS 2023 Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year Mar 24, 2023

Congratulations to alum Sara Monson '98 '10 on being named CTE Teacher of the Year!

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Patton Band Director Chad Higdon is pictured with some of his students from The Patton High School Panther Regiment on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.

Burke County band director wins prestigious regional award Mar 9, 2023

Congratulations to music education alum Chad Higdon '96!

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Kinyata Adams Brown Receives NASPA’s Bobby E. Leach Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award Feb 8, 2023

Kinyata Adams Brown, associate dean for engagement, diversity, and inclusive excellence at Winthrop University, was selected by a national student affairs organization as the recipient of the... In the Media, Student Affairs Administration, Alumni Update

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.

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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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