Drs. Jim and Jennifer Westerman, both professors at Appalachian State University, made a decision that has saved the equivalent of 276 trees and avoided 10,624 pounds of CO2 emissions so far this calendar year: having 50 solar panels installed on their 1972 home.
The Wilson Scholarship is Appalachian’s most prestigious scholarship program
June 7, 2017
Among the six new Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University this year are a published author, the founder of a non-profit charity and an advocate for women’s empowerment. One recipient has worked to relieve hunger in his community. Another has promoted community involvement and drug- and alcohol-free schools, while yet another is passionate about environmental advocacy.