Allan Scherlen, professor and social sciences librarian at Appalachian, is the recipient of the 2018 Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award for his contributions to bibliography and information service in political science.
Shannon Wells, Appalachian senior and winner of a Critical Language Scholarship, will travel to Hikone, Japan, this summer to participate in a language and cultural immersion program for American students.
Fulbright Scholar Program award-winner Christopher Lytle, director of education abroad for Appalachian’s Office of International Education and Development, will participate in a two-week International Education Administrators seminar in Taiwan.
Appalachian State University’s Dr. Melissa Weddell wins 2017 Excellence in Research Award from the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA) for her contributions to the study “Nomadtopia: Emerging Tourism Markets.”
Appalachian alumna Meghan LeFevers is the only North Carolinian to receive the prestigious Milken Educator Award for 2017-18. The assistant principal of Bessemer City High School was recognized for her accomplishments as an educator and for the promise of accomplishments to come.
Cpl. Matt Taylor was recently picked by the command staff at the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office to receive the “2017 Employee of the Year” award. Taylor graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University in 2011.
Redmon was recognized for her work with Appalachian’s Alternative Service Experience (ASE) program, where she has served as a peer leader, executive board member and now as chairperson. In this role, she oversees 35 fall, winter and spring break programs engaging over 400 students, faculty and staff, training leaders and raising funds.