Third-graders taught by WCU alumna connect with Catamount Olympian

Ms. Bessie Goggins, WCU alumna and teacher in the 9th Ward of New Orleans, connected over 60 third grade students with Manteo Mitchell, fellow WCU alum and recent Olympic silver medalist, via Skype to discuss perseverance.  Goggins has encouraged her students to “adopt” Western Carolina University and they are known as the “Catamount Scholars.”  For more information, see the article in The Reporter.