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Mountwest, drug court to announce agreement

April 25, 2012

Huntington, W.Va. - Supreme Court Chief Justice Menis Ketchum will attend an announcement of an agreement between Mountwest Community & Technical College and the Wayne County Adult Drug Court.

The event will be 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Mountwest Cooking & Culinary Institute, located at 917 Third Avenue, across from Pullman Square in Huntington. A dinner for attendees will be specially prepared by Mountwest culinary students.      

Officials from the Huntington-based community and technical college and the drug court will announce that Mountwest has committed to provide interviewing and resume skills training to Wayne County Adult Drug Court participants.

The drug court opened February 6 and has had six participants, to-date, under the supervision of Twenty-Fourth Judicial Circuit (Wayne County) Judge Darrel Pratt.   

Those expected to attend the event include:  Dr. Keith Cotroneo, President of Mountwest Community & Technical College; Mike Lacy and Lora Maynard, Director and Deputy Director of Probation Services for the Supreme Court Administrative Office; Billy Wayne Bailey, Deputy Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance; and Jim Skidmore, Chancellor of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.

Media Contact:
Shirley Dyer