The Appalachian Leadership Academy held its 2015 Induction of Cotiga Fellows on December 16, 2014. First Lady /President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College welcomed guests and congratulated new and graduating students for their commitment to the program. Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation President, General (Ret.) Robert H. Foglesong, encouraged students on the academic challenge they have accepted. Recent graduates shared their stories and introduced the new class.
Shelley Scarbro, was awarded the Michael J. McGraw Memorial Scholarship at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College for the 2014-2015 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student who resides in Wyoming County and attends the Wyoming Campus. Shelley has been a stay-at-home mother for nearly 20 years and is pursuing a degree in accounting.
Jimmy Welch, Executive Director of the Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation, Inc. recently presented a contribution to the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation. The Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation Scholarship program grants scholarships annually to students on the Wyoming Campus. Pictured are Steve Lacek, Division Head of Social Sciences, Education, and Non-Traditional Programs at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; David Lord, Wyoming Campus Director; Mr.
The annual Logan Coal Vendors Association Golf Outing was recently held at the Logan Country Club. The event benefits the Southern Community College Foundation. The Logan Coal Vendors Association was established in 2001 to promote coal education and local development in our area, and higher education opportunities for local students. Visit http://youtu.be/G1W8cUE3GKs for video highlights from the event.
CEDAR (Coal Education Development Resource of Southern West Virginia, Inc.) representatives Georgene Robertson and Debbie Mudd recently presented Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation, Inc. with a check to support student scholarships. CEDAR's mission is to facilitate the increase of knowledge and understanding of the many benefits the coal industry provides in daily lives by providing financial resources and coal education materials to implement its study in the school curriculum.

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