Mayor Allen Joines is one of three graduates of Appalachian State University honored this year with one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Outstanding Alumni Awards for 2010. Each year the college selects distinguished graduates to receive the awards. Mayor Joines received his undergraduate degree in political science from ASU.
The award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves through their leadership, creative endeavors, public service, contributions to their profession or other accomplishments. The Alumni Award Committee unanimously voted to honor Joines with the award in recognition of his many years of public service and leadership.
The award was presented April 23 during the Honors Day reception at Appalachian State University.