What previous Chancellor’s Scholars are doing now

Appalachian State University has offered the Chancellor’s Scholarship – its oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship – for more than 30 years. Today’s students have access to a network of over 500 scholarship alumni for mentoring, internship and professional opportunities.

Here’s a look at where some recent graduates have headed after graduation from Appalachian:

  • Deborah Mueffelmann ’09
    Graduate School: UNC Chapel Hill, speech language pathology
    Employers: National Institutes of Health and JFK Partners
  • Erika Wuerzner ’06
    Graduate School: University of Texas at Austin, voice and opera
    Employers: Performed in several operas around the country before joining the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas
  • Corbin Ester ’15
    Employers: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; applying to start an MD/PhD program in fall 2017
  • Daniel Brookshire ’09
    Graduate School: UNC Chapel Hill, city and regional planning
    Employer: N.C. Sustainable Energy Association (regulatory and policy analyst)
  • Clary Franko ’10
    Employer: SunCommon solar power community organization, Burlington, Vermont (assistant organizing director)
  • Anna Smith ’10
    Graduate School: London School of Economics and Political Science, comparative politics/conflict studies
    Employers: Amnesty International, BrightCarbon in London (senior consultant)