Wheeling Police Sgt. John Schultz recently won his second “West Virginia PRO of The Year Award” from the State Division of Justice and Community Services in the past three years.
Schultz is a 1981 graduate of Wheeling Park High School, and an alumnus of the former West Liberty State College. Schultz first won his first “PRO of the year” award in 2014.
Recently, Stacy Greer, a fourth grade teacher at Woodsdale Elementary School, accepted the position of principal at both West Liberty and Bethlehem elementary schools in the Ohio County School system.
West Liberty University named longtime employee Ronald “Ron” Witt, Jr. to the position of executive director of alumni and community relations recently. Witt has served the University in various administrative roles over the past 18 years, most recently as executive director of University Planning.Ron Witt, alumni director 2015
In addition to working with alumni and community partners, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Liberty Oaks Alumni House Bed and Breakfast.
He began his employment at his alma mater in 1997 as director of the Alumni Association, a position he held for more than 14 years. During that time, he also served as a development officer and was responsible for planned gift management. In addition, he was an instructor of hospitality and tourism management for the Gary E. West College of Business and was co-owner of a local travel agency.
Prior to that, Witt was manager and director of the Wheeling Artisan Center under the direction of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation.
He began his professional career as a sales executive for Oglebay Resort and Conference Center.
A native of Wheeling, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, with a specialization in travel and tourism management from West Liberty in 1992. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from West Virginia University.
Witt also is a real estate agent with Kennen and Kennen Realtors, where he began in 2012. He was awarded rookie of the year by the Wheeling Board of Realtors and became a top-producing agent in just two years.
Witt is married to West Liberty alumna Denise (DelGallo) Witt, and together they reside in Triadelphia with their daughter, Emily.
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