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

5108_BDA_20_Part_01_BetsyBrown_SusanNelson_2017_1002_AC.mp3
Betsy Brown was a student at Appalachian State University from 1968-1972 and earned a BA in English. She served as NC State’s associate vice president for academic affairs until 2015. Susan Nelson attended Appalachian State University from…

5108_BDA_19_Part_01_TomRokoske_TishRokoske_2017_0925_AC.mp3
Thomas L. Rokoske was never a student at Appalachian State University but came to Boone in 1964 as the second professor of Physics for Appalachian. His career spans 41 years and many adjunct years when he taught after his retirement in 2009. He…

5108_BDA_17_Part_01_GlennWilcox_SharonMoulds_2017_0524_AC.mp3
Although Glenn Wilcox was never an official student of Appalachian State University, he has grown up in the Boone area and served on Appalachian State’s Board of Trustees for eight years. His daughter, Sharon, who joined him for the interview, was…

5108_BDA_16_Part_01_BillRhinehart_2016_1111_AC.mp3
Bill Rhinehart has been a long time educator and scholar but his academic legacy started when became a student here at Appalachian in 1948. He took a break from his studies and joined the military but came back to receive his bachelor’s degree in…

5108_BDA_15_Part_01_DorothyBarker_2015_1201_AC.mp3
Dorothy “Dot” Barker grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina where she spent the majority of her life until she began school at Appalachian State Teacher’s College in 1951. She graduated with a bachelor’s in elementary education and, after…

5108_BDA_14_Part_01_JeannineUnderdownCollins_2015_1130_AC.mp3
Jeannine Underdown Collins has spent her life in Boone, North Carolina since she moved here in 1975 after graduating from Elkin High School. She was a diligent member of the flag core, Kappa Delta Sorority, and the Appalachian Ambassadors. After…

5108_BDA_13_Part_01_WesandPatWeaver_2015_1123_AC.mp3
Wes and Pat attended Appalachian during the late 60s and after getting married they have continued to live here in Boone. Wes graduated with a BA in math education and an MA in counseling. He served multiple years overseas and eventually began to…

5108_BDA_12_Part_01_PatriciaFergusonBeane_2015_1118_AC.mp3
Patricia Beane was the first African American person to step foot and live on Appalachian’s campus. She attended Appalachian from 1963-1966 and had to drop out right before her final year because of trouble at home. She was pursuing a major in…

5108_BDA_11_Part_01_BarbaraWatkinsDaye_2015_1116_AC.mp3
Barbara Watkins Daye first came to Appalachian from her hometown of Forest City, North Carolina in 1955 and stayed until she completed her master’s degree in 1961. Barbara worked as a physical educator at Brevard College before returning to…

5108_BDA_09_Part_01_RebaMoretz_GradyMoretz_2015_1104_AC.mp3
Reba and Grady Moretz both grew up near Appalachian State Teacher’s College until it was time for both of them to go to college. Reba chose to attend Appalachian and study music while Grady went to Chapel Hill to study business. After college,…