Appalachian Leadership Academy – Cotiga Induction

Martha Sparks msparks@civitasmedia.com

December 29, 2013

WILLIAMSON — The Appalachian Leadership Academy held its 2014 Induction of Cotiga Fellows Mon., Dec. 16, 2013.

First Lady /President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Joanne Jeager Tomblin 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.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, in cooperation with Cotiga Development Company, sponsors the Appalachian Leadership Academy. The mission of the Appalachian Leadership Academy is to identify Southern students with outstanding character and prepare them with the leadership and diversity skills needed to serve as engaged, conscientious citizens as they enter the business, political, and academic world.

The event was held on the Williamson Campus.