Altobello to be recognized during Potomac State Homecoming

Potomac State College of West Virginia University will recognize five individuals during Homecoming festivities this fall. Among those being honored at the awards banquet on October 13th is Mollie (Lemon) Altobello, who will be recognized with the Young Alumni Award.

Mollie Altobello
Mollie Altobello

After graduating from Potomac State (PSC) in 2001, Altobello attended West Virginia University’s School of Physical Therapy where she earned a master’s degree. She began working part time at Heartland of Keyser in 2005 and became full time in 2010. She currently holds the position of director of rehab. She also has taught and served as a clinical instructor for the PTA program at Allegany College of Maryland where she was named 'Clinical Instructor of the Year' in 2010.

While a student at PSC, Altobello was a recipient of the national Centennial Scholar Award and was named to the All-USA Academic Team, which is awarded to college students nationwide. She was also presented with a Coca-Cola scholarship while at PSC.

Altobello had the privilege of introducing NASA Engineer/Author Homer Hickam, Jr., who served as the keynote speaker, during the College’s Centennial Gala in 2001.

She previously served as a member of the PSC Alumni Board and currently serves on the Program Advisory Committee for the PTA program at Allegany College of Maryland.

Altobello and her husband, Chris, reside in Keyser with their two sons, Luca and Enzo.

The awards banquet will be held in the Davis Conference Center; social hour is at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Libby Nichols at 304-788-6870, or 800-262-7332, ext. 6870 or at lmnichols@mail.wvu.edu , by Friday, October 5. The cost of the dinner is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.