Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.
The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications and Jim Strawn & Company.
Highlights airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.
The show airing February 28, 2022 – March 14, 2022 highlights the BridgeValley Community & Technical College.
We interviewed Dr. Casey Sacks, President of BridgeValley Community & Technical College and Logan Blankenship, student at the college.
Dr. Sacks talked about her background as an educator and her journey to being hired as the president last summer.
She was proud to discuss BridgeValley’s position in both the educational and business sectors. Seeing them working seamlessly together. She touched on their business partnerships throughout the Kanawha Valley.
They are also excited to expanded their Nursing Program and the Manufacturing Program. GreenPower Motor Company, which manufactures electric buses, is partnering with BridgeValley.
Logan shared his experience at BridgeValley. As a civil engineer major taking 18 hours this semester, he was enthusiastic about his professors, the small classes, the hands-on experience, the guidance and his field internships. He also talked about the many social aspects BridgeValley offers.
For more information about the college, contact them at 304-205-6600.
Logan discussed a fundraising event coming to BridgeValley. On March 12, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. they are having the initial Shamrock Shuffle to benefit the student scholarship program.
They are offering a walk for fun and a 5K race. Again, all proceeds help their scholarship program.
Call Alica at 304-205-6746 for further details and get registered.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.