Jake Powell

2016 Scholars
High School: 
Athens Drive
City, State: 
Cary, NC
Sustainable Technology


Hello everyone, my name is Jake Powell, and I am from Cary, North Carolina. I love Raleigh, but my true love lies in the mountains. Being at Appalachian is amazing, and I feel at home here. But that might be because I am an Eagle Scout. I am a sustainable technology major, and I hope to minor in business. Here at Appalachian, the focus on sustainability is amazing and something that I desired when I was looking for a school.

In my free time I enjoy playing soccer, basketball, football, frisbee, or any organized sport. I am an active person and enjoy being outdoors. I am also involved with greek life here on campus. I was recently initiated into Sigma Nu and have made some of my best friends through it.

I am extremely honored to be a part of such an outstanding scholarship with such amazing people. I would like to thank Brad and Carole Wilson for giving me endless opportunities to succeed and follow my passions.