Ticks can cause some major issues if you come close to them. According to the North Carolina Department of Human and Health Services, most of the tick-borne diseases from here are bacterial infection and can cause flu-like symptoms. Appalachian State University Biologist Dr. Steven Seagle is the resident expert on ticks and says there is some positive news when it comes to these creepy creatures.
Volleyball’s Brittany Zahn Arnold (2005-07) men’s soccer’s David Mor (1974-75), football’s Cedric Felton (1982-86), wrestling’s Bruce Schlegel (1967-71), and men’s basketball’s James (Jim) Wilcox (1963-66) comprise the 2017 inductees.
The recipients, each recognized in a specific category, are: Martha Marking, faculty; Dr. Mike Mayfield, staff; James J. “J.J.” Brown III, student development; John Martin “Jamal” Peters, student leader; and Jonathan Mauldin, W.H. Plemmons Fellow.