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 receiving her B.A. in history education in 1979, she went back to Appalachian State to receive her M. A. in history graduate education in 1981. Jeannine has served on multiple boards for Appalachian State University and continues to volunteer for the betterment of the school. She married Randy Collins, a fellow Appalachian State Alumni, and continues to live here in Boone.
Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.
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