Shanholtz named to All-West Virginia Academic Team

Jessica Shanholtz with Dr. Odell

Jessica Shanholtz, a recent graduate of Potomac State College of West Virginia University, was recognized for academic excellence by Campus Provost Kerry Odell with the presentation of Phi Theta Kappa’s 2012 All-West Virginia Academic Team award.

Potomac State College of West Virginia University (WVU) is pleased to announce that Jessica Shanholtz was named to the 2012 All-West Virginia Academic Team in recognition of her academic excellence.

In addition to being named to the All-West Virginia Academic Team, Shanholtz, who graduated this past May with a degree in a criminal justice, was the recipient of the West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship, the James Hood Memorial Book Scholarship, the Mountaineer Scholarship, and is a PROMISE Scholar. She was a candidate for the E. William Noland Outstanding Student Award for 2012 and served with the 2012 West Virginia Legislature as a Frasure-Singleton Intern.

Future goals include attending Regent University’s School of Law in Virginia Beach, Va. and working as an attorney for the American Center for Law and Justice.

She is the daughter of Kathy and Tom Shanholtz of Moorefield, W.Va.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, two-year college presidents and community college state associations co-sponsor the All-State Academic Team recognition programs in 32 states. Nominations are based on outstanding academic performance, service to the college and community service.