Helping people change
their lives for the better
The director of marketing and community relations for most of her 19 years at A-B Tech, Mona for the most part loved her job and even when things were bad, she was sustained by the knowledge that the college and the education it provided were instrumental in helping people change their lives for the better.[fb_button]
Thanks in large part to her efforts, Buncombe County voters approved a one-quarter cent sales tax or the college in 2011, expected to generate $129 million for
improvements, its passage something of a miracle given the then tough economic times.
Selected as A-B Tech’s staff person of the year in 2012, she was chosen from the more than 15,000 employees as the NC Community College system as its 2013 staff member of the year just weeks before her death