Heather Hopkins ’10 graduated from Honors at Appalachian State University with a degree in elementary education. She then went on to complete her Master of Arts in education with a licensure in gifted education from East Carolina University in May 2011.
Ten incoming freshmore Honors students have been awarded Chancellor's Scholarships, the university's oldest and most distinguished full scholarship.
Graduates Praise Honors at Appalachian
Jun 8, 2018
The Honors College Commencement was held on May 11, 2018 in the Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom. With that event we celebrated the accomplishments of 66 students graduating from the Honors College.
Honors rising junior Delaney Ryan is in New York City (NYC) this summer interning with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and the Richard Gilder Graduate School. Ryan is a geology major with a concentration in paleontology.
Honors Students Teach, Anyone Can Dance!
May 29, 2018
Honors Emily Sharpe has founded and is lead instructor of Anyone Can Dance! Emily is a rising sophomore and elementary education major. Honors Sophia Lang, another rising sophomore and computer information systems major, is a teaching assistant who works with all the dance classes.
Sope Kahn Shines
May 25, 2018
Honors rising senior and Wilson Scholar Sope Kahn has received the university’s 2017-18 Frances Holland Black Scholarship intended to support women students in developing feminist perspectives and work towards equality and freedom.
Honors senior and Geology Major Olivia Paschall has received a student grant to work on a combined National Geographic and Explorers Club Flag Expedition this summer in Mongolia.
Two Honors students, both Appalachian Student Ambassadors and exercise science majors , have been awarded highly competitive summer medical internships.
Honors Cookout Hosted by Jeff and Dr. Mead
May 9, 2018
As a way to offer a break to busy, hungry, and tired Honors students, Dean Jeff Vahlbusch and Dr. Angela Mead hosted an Honors College Picnic this past Thursday on Reading Day.