Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recently inducted R. Scott Mulwee (shown second from left) and William E. Lennon (shown second from right) as new appointments to the WPCC Board of Trustees. Mabel H. Lowman, Burke County clerk of superior court presided over the inductions. . The oath was also administered to Charles Taylor (not pictured) who was reappointed to a new four-year term by the Burke County Board of Commissioners. The College’s Board of Trustees also recognized outgoing Trustee Robert Denton for his service on the board since 2012 as an appointee by Governor Beverly Perdue.
Mulwee, appointed by the Burke County Board of Education, will serve a four-year term replacing Claude Sitton. He has been a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones for 12 years. His service to Burke County has been demonstrated through his leadership on the boards of the Burke Chamber of Commerce, Burke County United Way, Burke Literacy Council, and the Western Piedmont Foundation. In addition, he has received the Burke County United Way’s T. Henry Wilson Community Builder award.
Lennon, appointed by Governor Pat McCrory, will serve a four-year term replacing Denton. He has been the president of Lennon Search Associates for 27 years. He has an array of volunteer efforts in Burke County including being past president of both the Western Piedmont Foundation and Mimosa Christian Counseling Center, serving on the Planning and Zoning Committee for the City of Morganton, in addition to his service with the Burke Development Committee of 100, First Baptist Church of Morganton, History Museum of Burke County, Exploring Joara Foundation, and the Burke Arts Council. He was also recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow with Rotary International.