John Schelp '84 was recently named "Tar Heel Of The Week" by the Raleigh, North Carolina, News & Observer for his activism in helping to pursuade the City Council there to vote down a proposal that would have reduced the distance between asphalt plants and homes to 750 feet, from the current 1,500 feet.

Schelp, a former Peace Corps volunteer, is a program analyst with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Click here to read more about Schelp and his community activism.

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