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April is “National County Government Month” and the County Commissioners’ Association of WV (CCAWV) hosted their annual essay contest for eighth grade students across West Virginia. The 2019 winners include:

1st Place – Alayna Whitehair, Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School; Teacher – Tiffany Board
2nd Place – Heidi Payne, Braxton County Middle School; Teacher – Sterling Beane
3rd Place – Emma Clark, New Life Christian Academy; Teacher – Serena Thies

Honorable Mention:

Emily Kent, Edison Middle School; Teacher – Leila Marlow
Abigail Lake, Braxton County Middle School; Teacher – Sterling Beane
Samantha Carver, South Middle School; Teacher – Angel Conley
Regan McCauley, Buckhannon Upshur Middle School; Teacher – Lisa Crites
Michelle Batista, Bruceton School; Teacher – S. Bolinger

April is "National County Government Month" and the County Commissioners’ Association of WV (CCAWV) is hosting our annual essay contest for 8th grade students across West Virginia.

There will be a monetary prizes for 1 st, 2 nd , and 3 rd place student winners. There will also be a monetary prize for the 1 st place winner’s Teacher to be used for classroom activities. 1 st Place Student will receive $500 and teacher will receive $500. 2 nd place Student - $300 and 3 rd place Student - $200.

One of CCAWV’s goals is to increase information and public awareness about county government and the office of County Commissioner. As an initiative of this goal we are excited to partner with West Virginia educators to encourage students to learn and write about their local county governing body, the County Commission. (Teachers, for your convenience, we are attaching our brochure about county commission responsibilities.)

Position: Executive Director 
Reports To: CCAWV Board of Directors
Nature of Work:

This is a full-time professional position involving the application of specialized knowledge of programs, policies and procedures as it concerns the County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia (CCAWV) and county government. The position is responsible for the overall strategic and operational responsibility of the Association and requires the exercise of independent judgment and interpretation. The Director is expected to represent the Association with integrity when dealing with Association members, the WV Legislature, the Governor & staff, state and federal administrative agencies, other public interest groups and the general public to secure harmony of action in matters relating to the betterment of county government for all citizens.

April is "National County Government Month" and the County Commissioners’ Association of WV (CCAWV) is hosting our annual essay contest for 8th grade students across West Virginia.

There will be a monetary prizes for 1 st, 2 nd , and 3 rd place student winners. There will also be a monetary prize for the 1 st place winner’s Teacher to be used for classroom activities. 1 st Place Student will receive $300 and teacher will receive $300. 2 nd place Student - $250 and 3 rd place Student - $150.

One of CCAWV’s goals is to increase information and public awareness about county government and the office of County Commissioner. As an initiative of this goal we are excited to partner with West Virginia educators to encourage students to learn and write about their local county governing body, the County Commission. (Teachers, for your convenience, we are attaching our brochure about county commission responsibilities.)

Student participants are asked to type a 500-word essay on the topic.

"How does my county commission make life better for me?"

Take a class fieldtrip to a county commission meeting! Ask your county commissioners to come speak to the class! Find out what your county commission is working on in your county and encourage your students to write about it from the perspective of an 8 th grader and why it matters to them.

A committee of commissioners and CCAWV Staff will serve as judges of the contest. All entries must be emailed by 5:00 pm Friday, April 20, 2018 to qualify. (Please see complete rules attached)

Entries should be emailed to:

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For more information, please contact Vivian Parsons at CCAWV This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 304-345-4639.

Winners will be announced by April 27, 2018.

Application Deadline:
Jun 30, 2017
JOB DESCRIPTION

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