Aaron Burch, a 2000 graduate of West Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication, has graduated with a Master of Science in Educational Administration from McDaniel College. Aaron has been teaching Social Studies in Frederick, Maryland at Linganore High School for the past 13 years and serves as Dept. Chair of Social Studies.
Daniel Palm (2000) and Heather Palm anounce the birth of their first child, Danica Lynn Palm. She was born on February 1st in Lynchburg, VA. Daniel works as an Engineering Assistant at WCAV-TV in Charlottesville, VA. Heather is a Firefighter/EMT at Lynchburg Regional Airport. The family resides in Concord, VA.
2000 West Liberty graduate Lee Gruber has become St. Michael Parish School principal. Lee graduated from WL with a Bachelor of Science degree in business adminstration and a Bachelor of Arts degree in education in preparation for earning his master’s degree in educational adminstration and supervision. Gruber is implementing some changes with his new leadership role, in particular the introduction of Apple iPads into the curriculum. 68 students in seventh and eighth graders will be able to use the iPads in the classroom for personal use. Additionally 65 students in fifth and sixth grade will have access to iPads through classroom iPad banks where 30 will be shared.
Married Dale Lewis on June 9, 2012.
Betty Jo (Ciancetta) Welch and her husband Tom welcomed a baby boy, Thomas William, to their family on Feb. 19, 2010. Betty Jo is a marketing coordinator at First Choice America Credit Union in Weirton, W.Va.