Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation received a $5,000 contribution from Coal Education Development and Resources of Southern West Virginia, Inc. (CEDAR) during the Logan Rotary Club meeting held at the 317 Steak House in Logan, WV on June 15. Pictured (L-R) Ron Lemon, Vice President for Development at Southern; President Gunter; Georgene Robertson, CEDAR President; and Eddie Canterbury, Southern Foundation Vice President and Logan Bank and Trust President and CEO.
Foundation Board Member Phyllis Osenton presents the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation with a check to support the Osenton Family Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a Man High School graduating senior that will be attending Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship was established in May 2001 by Phyllis and Owen Osenton of Logan, WV.
Elston R. Johnson, D.O. Resident Physician, Internal Medicine, Doctors Hospital, Columbus, Ohio will be the keynote speaker for the annual Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation Scholarship Reception. Johnson is a graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, magna cum laude graduate of West Virginia University and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.
A generous donation was recently presented to the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation by representatives of Cotiga Development Company LP. The check presentation was made during the Foundations annual meeting. The donation will be used to support student scholarships.
The newest class of the Appalachian Leadership Academy (ALA) of Cotiga Fellows was introduced at a special luncheon presentation at the Williamson campus of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College on Monday. Retired U.S. Air Force 4-star General Robert H. “Doc” Foglesong, who is president of the ALA Education Foundation, came back to his hometown as featured speaker for the induction. Foglesong, who grew up in Chattaroy and graduated from Williamson High School and West Virginia University, started the scholarship program for local Mingo County students.

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