Potomac State honors individuals at Homecoming
Campus Provost Kerry Odell (left), and Alumni Vice President Cindy Pyles (right), presented awards to (left to right) Sam Kalbaugh, Frank Gault, Brian Withrow, and Jim McCune during the annual Homecoming Awards Banquet at Potomac State College of West Virginia University. (Bartling not pictured.)
Charles ‘Sam’ Kalbaugh and Frank Gault were presented with Alumni Achievement Awards at the annual awards banquet during recent homecoming festivities at Potomac State College of West Virginia University.
Kalbaugh served in the field of education and as superintendent of schools in Mineral County, W.Va. from 1999 to 2002. Gault, who also served in the field of education, spent 30 plus years as a teacher, principal and superintendent of schools in Ohio.
Brian Withrow, who was presented with the Young Alumni Award, serves as a teacher in Boone County, W.Va. where he was named Boone County’s 2012 Teacher of the Year.
Pastors Jim McCune and Sally Bartling were presented with the Distinguished Service Award. Both serve as co-advisors of the Campus & Community Ministries Club at the College. McCune pastors Grace United Methodist Church in Keyser, W.Va. while Bartling serves as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Keyser, W.Va. and Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Westernport, Md.
Presenting the awards were Campus Provost Kerry Odell and Alumni Vice President Cindy Pyles, who also served as mistress of ceremonies.