Graduating senior Annie Klyce — who was once afraid to take most science courses — plans to teach geoscience, with a goal of communicating complex scientific concepts more clearly to help those who may struggle with science.
Thanks to a team from Appalachian State University, visitors at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway, will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the park’s Flat Top Manor.
Using the Boone Creek watershed that runs through Appalachian State University’s campus as a laboratory, an interdisciplinary research team at Appalachian has been studying impacts from stormwater runoff and how to manage that runoff.
Jordan Greene, a former marketing analyst from Boone, returned to college to pursue a mathematics degree. While at Appalachian, he has earned a North Carolina Space Grant Scholarship to study scientific data.
Bayley Plummer wasn’t meant to sit behind a desk all day, so when the App State basketball star enrolled in Boone she quickly changed her major from accounting, her mother’s profession, to criminal justice, her grandfather’s passion.