BOONE — Luke Jeffrey Mears of Elkin graduated from Appalachian State University Dec. 12, 2015, with a grade-point average awarding him to the dean’s list.
He received his bachelor’s degree with a major in communication studies and a minor in music. He completed an internships with the Appalachian State University radio station 90.5 WASU FM.
Mears is a member of the Luke Mears’ Blue’s and Rock’n Roll band as the lead vocalist and guitarist. He is accompanied by Russell McCumber, fiddle player, and Cory Myers, drummer and accompanying vocalist. He also teaches guitar.
He is the son of Jeff Mears of Mount Airy and Lisa Clontz Mears of Elkin. His grandparents are Brodis and Alice Clontz of Advance, Louise Mears of Mount Airy and the late Tom Mears.
He can be reached at 336-244-8718.