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  • Collection: Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated

5108_BDA_21_Part_01_SenatorJamesBroyhill_LouiseHortonRobbinsBroyhill_2017_1010_AC.mp3
Senator Jim and Louise Broyhill are large supporters of Appalachian State University because of their childhood roots to the school and many members of their family are active participants of Appalachian’s events and boards. Senator Jim’s parents…

5108_BDA_30_Part_01_MinnieAustinSnead_2017_1201_AC.mp3
Minnie Snead grew up in Boone on a farm off of Winkler’s Creek. She attended Appalachian Elementary and Appalachian High School before attending Appalachian State Teachers College in 1956. She graduated in 1960 with a Bachelor’s in Home…

5108_BDA_29_Part_01_KennethEPeacock_RosannePeacock_2017_1130_AC.mp3
Kenneth E. Peacock first came to Appalachian in 1983 as a faculty member in the Accounting Department. He served as Associate Dean and Assistant Dean of the Walker College of Business before becoming Dean in 1992. In 2004 he was elected as the 6th…

5108_BDA_28_Part_01_HoustonGwynneJones_2017_1122_AC.mp3
Houston Gwynne Jones is a 1949 graduate of Appalachian State Teachers College where he earned his BS in History and English. After graduation, Dr. Jones earned a MA from Vanderbilt University and his Ph.D. from Duke in 1965. He has remained an active…

5108_BDA_27_Part_01_LarryNance_NanciTolbert_2017_1120_AC.mp3
Larry Nance graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College in 1962 and received a master’s degree in 1963. He was a star player on the tennis team and played basketball for the school as well. Most of his career was spent at Appalachian State…

5108_BDA_26_Part_01_VaughnHayes_2017_1116_AC.mp3
Vaughn Hayes was a student at Appalachian State University from 1964-1968. He earned a degree in history education and went on to teach for three years after graduation. He joined Lowe’s Companies Inc. in 1971 and while he worked there he took a…

5108_BDA_25_Part_01_DrFredWebbJr_BarbaraWebb_JennieWBrandt_AC.mp3
Dr. Fred Webb is a retired Professor Emeritus for the Geology department. He was never a student at Appalachian State University but he came to Boone as a professor in 1968. In 1971 he became chair of the department and in 1973 the geology department…

5108_BDA_24_Part_01_DrCarolynAnderson_2017_1103_AC.mp3
Carolyn Anderson was the first full-time African-American faculty member at Appalachian State University in 1969-1970 where she taught mathematics. In 2015 she was awarded the Faces of Courage Award for her role in Appalachian's early diversity…

5108_BDA_23_Part_01_KennethEPeacock_RosannePeacock_2017_1101_AC.mp3
Kenneth E. Peacock first came to Appalachian in 1983 as a faculty member in the Accounting Department. He served as Associate Dean and Assistant Dean of the Walker College of Business before becoming Dean in 1992. In 2004 he was elected as the 6th…

5108_BDA_22_Part_01_BettyTeemGill_2017_1023_AC.mp3
Betty Gill graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College in 1955 with a BS from the college of education. In 1961 she also earned a MA. She spent her career as an educator and librarian but she is now living back in Boone and continues to…