Officers from the Jackson County Genealogical Society accept a 2012 Mountain Heritage Award from Scott Philyaw (far left), director of WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center, and Susan Belcher (far right), wife of WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher. Representing the society are (from left) Kenny Nicholson, president; Ruth Shuler, office manager; and Bud Cantrell and Bill Crawford, vice presidents.