2018 Family of the Year Award

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Appalachian Students: Has your family (or a family you know) had a positive impact on your Appalachian experience? If so, nominate them for our Family of the Year award!

Any Appalachian student (undergraduate or graduate) is eligible to nominate a family. All families are eligible regardless of alumni status or state of residence.

All submissions will be evaluated by the following criteria:

  • Family's support for student's college success
  • Family's enthusiasm for Appalachian State University.

All student nominators and up to 4 members of the nominated family will be invited to a free breakfast, where our winning family will be announced.

Family Weekend Recognition Breakfast
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 9:00-11:00 a.m. |  Plemmons Student Union

The Family of the Year (nominating student and up to 4 members of the nominated family) will receive:

  • Complimentary tickets to the October 20th Family Weekend Tailgate
  • Premiere seating and recognition at the October 20th Family Weekend Football Game against Louisiana University
  • A commemorative award presented during our Family Weekend recognition breakfast
  • University Bookstore gift card and prize pack
  • The family's story will be featured in campus publications, including the Parent & Family newsletter and website

Apply For The 2018 Family Of The Year Award