New Student Rep to BOG Elected

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College student Shane Blackburn has been elected to serve as student representative to the institutions Board of Governors. A native of Pike County, Ky and a 2011 graduate of Belfry High School, Blackburn is enrolled in the Mechatronics program, Blackburn will and graduate in May 2017 with an Associate in Applied Science and Certificate in Electro-Mechanical Instrumentation. He plans to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Management and continue with a career in Robotic Surgery. Blackburn serves with the WV Army National Guard as an Infantryman. He has traveled the world as a missionary and served in Uganda, Nicaragua, Honduras and New Orleans. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training at each of its four campuses in Boone, Logan, Mingo and Wyoming counties and its Lincoln County High School location in Hamlin, WV. For further information visit or call 1-866-SWCTC1.