DeCola graduated from West Liberty State College and went on to proudly serve in the Navy during WWII. Afterwords he taught in the Worthington School System and served as principal at Linworth Elementary. He loved the outdoors and was fortunate to have traveled near and far for many hunting and fishing adventures. He was a [...]
I am currently employed with the Office of the Inspector General, Dept. of Defense, and graduated in May 2012 with a Master’s Degree in Policy Management from the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute. An excerpt from my Capstone paper regarding the Department of Defense’s ability to achieve audit readiness was published in the Fall/Winter 2012/2013 [...]
“A Musical Milestone” has been hit by West Liberty graduate, Joyce Jingle. Joyce graduated in 1978 from WL and is now a well known and respected music teacher who has produced 25 musicals. Joyce will be honored for her continued work and dedication to her students, teaching, and production of these musicals. The public is [...]
Brenda Cunningham was united in marriage to David W. Woods on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in Florida in a beach ceremony. Brenda is a 1979 graduate of West Liberty State College’s Dental Hygiene program. She currently is working in Fairmont, WV, where the couple resides.
Ashleigh Lancaster, a 2012 graduate of West Liberty University, was united in marriage to Aaron Gurskey on October 20, 2012. The couple resides in Weirton, WV, where Ashleigh is a preschool teacher at Weirton Heights Day Care Center.
Toni Jo Mason, Ph. D., passed away at age 74, Wednesday, April 17th, after an extended illness. Toni graduated from West Liberty State College in 1960, and went on to get her Master’s Degree in Guidance and Psychology in 1964. Toni won numerous awards including an Education Specialist Degree in Counselor Education and Psychology from [...]
Daniel Palm (2000) and Heather Palm anounce the birth of their first child, Danica Lynn Palm. She was born on February 1st in Lynchburg, VA. Daniel works as an Engineering Assistant at WCAV-TV in Charlottesville, VA. Heather is a Firefighter/EMT at Lynchburg Regional Airport. The family resides in Concord, VA.
Rodney T. “Rod” Berry a 1970 graduate of West Liberty State College passed away March 31, 2013, at Ohio Valley Medical Center. After graduation from WLSC Rod went on to Law School at Virginia University and was senior partner at Berry, Kessler, Crutchfield, Taylor, and Gordon Law Office. Rod also served two terms in the [...]
Shirley Dague Beltz, 84 of Bethlehem, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013. Shirley was a 1949 graduate of West Liberty and taught in Ohio County Schools for 29 years with a 10-year interlude as a stay-at-home mom. Shirley was an active square dancer in her earlier years and was a member of the Mount Olivet [...]
Edward Frederick John “Ted” Tucker passed Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at his home in Wheeling, WV. Ted was valedictorian of the 1965 West Liberty State College graduating class. He received his MA in English Literature from the University of Illinois where he was a Woodrow Wilson Scholar and a PhD in Renaissance and Medieval Studies [...]