Success Story

Trey and William, two of WVCC’s most productive students, have been selected by their school, Ripley Middle School, to be captains of the school’s newly formed robotics class. With their two year background in programming, their selection is no surprise to WVCC.

Way to go guys! So proud of you!!

WVCC Adds New Staff Member

WVCC is thrilled to announce the addition of Patrick McKowen to our growing staff. Patrick has an impressive array of technology experience and skills.

He is currently Vice President of Create, WV and has a particular love for data science and robotics. His enthusiasm to help the youth of our State develop their technological skills meshes perfectly with the mission of WVCC.

Welcome aboard, Patrick!

April 14 club meeting.

Guest speaker, Patrick McKowan from Create WV spoke to our students about his love of technology and how he became involved in this field and how he wished that he had had the opportunity at such an early age that our students have to learn programming! 

Patrick is optimistic about the technology future for our State and has pledged his on-going assistance to help our students progress in this field.  

Patrick, we accept your kind offer!!

In related matters, Zack and Jackson demonstrated how they solved the previous months coding challenge.  Both were commended for not only solving the challenge but also for the quality of their presentations!  Thanks guys!

February 24, 2018 WVCC meeting

Great meeting today!

Guess speaker Jeff Vandall, Sales Director for the WV Development, office gave our students an overview of the technology needs facing our State and strongly encouraged their continuing efforts toward achieving their goals in this field.

Jeff's impressive background and expertise in this area was challenging, thoughtful and inspiring. Thank you Jeff for taking the time and interest in WVCC's students as they continue to acquire skills in this vital area!

Also present at our meeting was John Giroir, Director, National Youth Science Camp and a member of WVCC's Advisory Committee.  

Over the past several weeks, John has volunteered his time and expertise with helping WVCC staff enhance our club's Social Media skills and presence in the technology marketplace.  His personal attributes of graciousness and selflessness in his desire to help has been everything you would hope for and more in a mentor. Thank you, John!