JSU President William A. Meehan, right, receives an $80,000 check from
Alabama Power Company Vice President Ronnie Smith of Anniston, center, as
the first installment of a $250,000 challenge grant to assist with the
construction of classroom facilities at JSU's Little River Canyon Field
School. Pete Conroy, director of JSU's Environmental Policy and Information
Center, left, who took the lead in the concept and planning of the future
facility, looks on. The Little River Canyon Field School is celebrating its
tenth anniversary this year.