• Tom and Melinda Cook  + 3 – a true Appalachian family
  • Vargas’ year in France affirms self-reliance, inspires him to give back
  • Finding fellowship with the Appalachian Family
  • Scholarship making a dream a reality
  • A scholarship opens a door to serving others
  • Global awareness leads to global competence
  • Discovering a fresh perspective on learning
  • A support system for academic achievement
  • Study in Japan – a student’s dream comes true
  • A French perspective on the Appalachian Experience

Foundation board of directors

Thomas E. Chandler, Jr. (Chair)
Burlington, NC
J. Kathryn Blanchard (Vice Chair)
Charlotte, NC
Charlene A. Johnson (Treasurer)
Winston-Salem, NC
Robin A. Lester (Secretary)
Tampa, FL
Randy K. Edwards (President) (Ex Officio)
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
J. Cantey Alexander
Winston Salem, NC
James M. Barnes (Ex Officio)
Chair, Board of Trustees
Raleigh, NC
George G. Beasley (Emeritus Member)
Naples, FL
Stephanie L. Billings
Greensboro, NC
Lacey R. Brown (Ex Officio)
President, AppS.T.A.T.
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Thomas E. Chandler, Sr. (Emeritus Member)
Burlington, NC
Carolyn J. Clark
Boone, NC
Fairley Bell Cook
Raleigh, NC
Edna W. Cummings
Laurel, MD
Wayne D. Duncan (Emeritus Member)
Raleigh, NC
Jack L. Elledge (Emeritus Member)
Statesville, NC
Sheri N. Everts (Ex Officio)
Chancellor
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Charlene W. Foley
Durham, NC
Paul D. Forte (Ex Officio)
Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Hughlene B. Frank
Greensboro, NC
Joseph F. Freeman, Jr. (Emeritus Member)
Greensboro, NC
Kimberly Jones Green
Bowling Green, KY
D. Bryan Haas
Boone, NC
Avery B. Hall, Sr.
Kernersville, NC
R. Vaughn Hayes (Emeritus Member)
North Wilkesboro, NC
Livian L. Jones
Wilmington, NC
Paul L. Kizakevich
Raleigh, NC
Darrell Kruger (Ex Officio)
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Mitchell S. Lemons
Charlotte, NC
Hal D. Lingerfelt
Vale, NC
Tasse A. Little (Ex Officio)
Parents Association
Charlotte, NC
H. Allen Lockwood, Jr.
Charlotte, NC
G. Wayne Miller (Ex Officio)
President, Alumni Association
Appalachian State University
Hickory, NC
Kay C. Norwood
Charlotte, NC
Samuel H. Powers
Candler, NC
Steven C. Price
Blowing Rock, NC
J. Rocky Proffit
Davidson, NC
James K. Reaves
Kernersville, NC
Darlene W. Romine (Emeritus Member)
Greensboro, NC
Bixby O. Stewart
Atlanta, GA
G.A. Sywassink (Emeritus Member)
Hilton Head Island, SC
Daphne W. Urquhart (Ex Officio)
Vice President, Yosef Club Advisory Board
Asheville, NC
Stacie N. Walker
Raleigh, NC
C. Hunter Widener
Charlotte, NC
Dan R. Williams (Emeritus Member)
Salisbury, NC