Chair’s Update, July 16, 2021

Dr. Hoffman presented Rosenwald School Program to the NC School Superintendent

School Updates

  • Insulation and OSB Board in place
  • Stucco on the Block
  • Landscaping Fabric in place around stucco to keep mud off the walls
  • Painting Complete in Classrooms
  • Locks Re-keyed

List of Projects to be completed given to Jimmy at JAS

25 Hot Spots on Loan from Land of the Sky


  • Sunday, September 5, Mount Olive Homecoming
  • Saturday, October 2, 10:00am-5:00pm: Lunsford Festival: MHU , MHARS History/Info Table
  • Tuesday, October 12, 5:30-7:30pm: Rebecca Sevier Waddell DAR Chapter Meeting at the School,
  • Saturday, February 5, 11:00am-1:00pm: WNC Historical Association Meeting at the School and visit Joe Anderson Memorial Site. (Make-up date: Sat., Feb 12, same time)


  • Visit with Bill Holmes at the school July 1: Discussed assistance from NCDCR moving forward
  • Conversation with Sandy Stevenson per Nathan Bennett regarding tourism signage for Mars Hill about official name of the school Shared: Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School
  • Conversation with Richard about possible script for Kiosk
  • Requested Simone to get me a PDF of MHARS Logo

Items in storage to be moved to school by the end of August

Banner and poster in place and the Elon University Film is playing at the I-26 Welcome Center. Other items to be put in display case next week.

Willa Wyatt, Chair, Friends of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School