Members of Jackson County’s Deitz Family band receive the 2006 Mountain Heritage Award at Western Carolina University’s 32nd annual Mountain Heritage Day held Saturday (Sept. 30). Family members were presented the award by WCU Provost Kyle Carter (far left) and Mountain Heritage Center Director Scott Philyaw (far right.) Family members are (left to right) Chrystal, Delores, Bill and Joe Deitz.
About The Digital Heritage Project
DigitalHeritage.org includes essays, video interviews, and other materials created by the students of Western Carolina University. It also includes regional lesson plans created by teachers participating in the Adventure of the American Mind project sponsored by the Library of Congress. Radio spots created by WCU faculty and students may be heard on stations WKSF-FM, WMXF-AM, WPEK-AM, WWCU-FM, and WWNC-AM. A print version is available each month in the Laurel of Asheville.