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    Generation Charleston Promise Scholarship Forum Jan. 2014

    Date: January 28, 2014 Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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    Event Description Former West Virginia governor Bob Wise will headline the Generation Charleston Promise Scholarship Forum this Tuesday, Jan. 28.

    Wise will be one of the panelists at the event, which will be held at the Clay Center's Walker Theater from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The forum will be hosted by Generation Charleston and Generation West Virginia.

    The Promise Scholarship is a merit-based financial aid program for West Virginia residents. The event will cover its successes, changes since adoption and discussions on realistic improvements to further the goals of the scholarship.  

    The forum will feature a panel of guests ranging in various areas of expertise.  

    Along with Wise, the panelists will include:
    • Dr. Paul Hill, chancellor of the WV Higher Education Policy Commission
    • Lloyd Jackson, WV Board of Education
    • Stephen Kopp, president of Marshall University
    • Lizzy Margolin, an attorney with Bowles Rice and former Promise Scholarship recipient
    • Kristen Pennington, chairwoman of the West Virginia University Student Advocates for Legislative Advancement
    The forum will be moderated by Senate Education Chairman Robert Plymale.

    The event is FREE to attend, but RSVP is required. Click Register Online at the top of the page to RSVP.


    Event Location Walker Theater at the Clay Center
    1 Clay Square
    Date/Time Information Tuesday, Jan. 28
    5:30-7 p.m.
    Contact Information
    Matthew Thompson
    Fees/Admission
    Free to attend, but RSVP is required.

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