HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS OR DIANA CONARD

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 11-02-04

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BARRETT AND PRUETT APPOINTED TO HCC FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. Lynne Barrett of Waynesville and Marc Pruett of Canton were recently appointed to the Haywood Community College Foundation Board of Directors.

Dr. Lynne Barrett is a self-employed psychologist. She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from WCU and a master’s degree and doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Barrett is married to John Barrett. She has two daughters, Stephany Smathers and Heather Barrett.

Dr. Barrett serves on the Haywood Restoration House board. She is treasurer of the Rotary Club of Waynesville and a member of the First Baptist Church in Canton.

Marc Pruett is erosion control program director for Haywood County, a position he has held for over four years. He received a bachelor’s degree from WCU in geology and is a certified professional in erosion and sediment control. Pruett is married to Anita Pruett. He has two children, Zachary and Callie.

Pruett is a member of Bethel Methodist Church. He is assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 312 in Bethel. Pruett plays the banjo with Whitewater Bluegrass Company. He won a Grammy with Ricky Skaggs for "Bluegrass Rules" in 1998.

The HCC Foundation exists to aid, strengthen, and further the work and service of HCC. It assists the college to secure necessary and timely financial support unavailable through its traditional public funding sources.

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