2017 Family of the Year Award

Family of the Year Logo

Has your family (or a family you know) had a positive impact on your Appalachian experience? If so, nominate them for our inaugural 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 recognition breakfast, where our winning family will be announced.

Family of the Year Recognition Breakfast
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 9:00-10:00 a.m. | Parkway Ballroom, 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 21st Family Weekend Tailgate
  • Premiere seating and recognition at the October 21st Family Weekend Football Game against Coastal Carolina University
  • A commemorative award presented during our Family of the Year 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 2017 Family Of The Year Award