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September 10, 2009

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Page 2 -- The Glenville Democrat -- Thursday, September 10, 2009 IN WITH THE NEW --- Sue Morris, newly elected chair of the Glenville State College Board of Governors began the great succession of events on Wed., Aug. 26, by opening the Board of Governors regular bi- monthly meeting. Pictured above Ms. Morris swears in three new institutional members of the board: Professor Paul Peck I the new faculty representative (I-r), Jason Phares i the new staff representative and Marion Henry--the new student body representative. On this day at the college, the Board of Governors met from 12:30 - 1:30. Then House Speaker Rick Thompson met with community leaders, GSC faculty and staff from 1:30 - 2:30. Then Thompson spoke with GSC students from 2:30 - 3:00. A GOOD MATCH i Immediately following the BOG meeting, community leaders and college personnel were introduced to West Virginia Speaker of the House Rick Thompson (center). Speaker Thompson was invited by House of Delegate's Majority Leader Brent Boggs (Dem.-34th Dist.) to visit the college, and speak to its political science students about the inner workings of the legislature and the importance of good leadership attributes. Mr. Thompson seems a great match for Glenville State College with his background in Criminal Justice and much touted gift with an acoustic guitar. Pictured above the Speaker's wife, Beth Chambers Thompson, and he speaks with GSC's Board of Governors representative, Jerry Milliken. MORE THAN A QUILT i West V (gini'a HoQs# of ' ........... Delegates, Majority Leader Delegate Brent Boggs and his wife, Jean, were intrigued by the quilt whicFi;t4bng I 'ehiri l Ho0se Speaker Thompson when he spoke. This quilt'was donated to the college during Alumni Day in April. It was primarily stitched by the Faculty Wives organization and given to, then-president of 13 years, D. Banks and his wife Vivian Wilburn, when they retired in 1977. The quilt was designed by Professor Emeritus Jim Rogers. GILMER COUNTY PRESIDENTS CONFER --- Glenville State College President Peter Barr and Gilmer County Commission President Larry Chapman greet one another, prior to hearing from the House Speaker Rick Thompson. DANNY NICHOLSON, FRED RADABAUGH AND TERRY BUTCHER INTRODUCTIONS AND CONVERSATION -- First Lady of Glenville State College Betsy Barr greets Jean Boggs and Dr. Jill Haasch, a psychology professor at the College. The Irving Berlin song, "How Deep is the Ocean" contains only one line that is not a question. The one non-quizzical line is 'TII tell you no lie," GLEN rILLE STATE .......... ..... ,:,,,: :::::::::::::::::: ::,.:::. ":::::. David H. Corcoran, St. -Publisher~it#~',(A:dve~isi#g:.Mar:~ageE Charlene Dulude* Office ManagertS~tes::~!~!ii~d::~r~bl;~~gen~ .:::::: :::::i:i J m Branden bul"g - Ad Mar~ager & Senior Adv~is!rig Bepms~ntative::..:.:..::i:i: Lisa Belknap .~- News Editor / RelsOrter/: Featu~es:.W~'~e~ Jamie Mullins - Soorts Wr~er/l"y#ist/P~otocj~phs~ Yvonne King :Press Release Editor/Proofreaaer Bill Williams III- Design Edil0r/Cornputer:Techn[c~r'/(part-time) Patricia Ellison -- Office ReceptloniaffAd sales Cassandra Huff -- News FiapetletlP~otograpt~e~ Brandy Burkt~ammer # SD0~ts W~ite~:;~hQibgrapher George Harper--~ GSC Art Professor Emeritusi~'artodnist Mar lyn King- Typ~sffOff ce StafffReporte~ Periodicals Postage paid at :Glenville, WV 26351 POSTMASTER: Send adcltess corrections to: The Glenville Democrat PO Box 458 108 North Court Street * Glenville, WV 26351 Phone (304) 462-7309 * Fax (304) 462-7300 website: Updated ASAP Available by Subscription Only. Price: =23.22 (tax included) in Gilmer County. Price: $29.68 (tax included) in West Virginia. Price: =33.00 (no tax required) for Out-of-State Subscribers. We cannot accept subscriptions for less than six months. VISA/MasterCard accepted. Approximately 28 million Americans suffer frommigrainHn estimated 7 million of tl em ore men. According to o survey of migraine patients, only 49 percent of male migraine sufferers hove consulted a physician at some point for their migraines, compared to 73 percent of females. According to a survey of 20,000 households, 78 percent of male migroineurs hod their daily activ'dy restrided because of their headaches. A recent survey of working men showed that of those who had been diagnosed wilh a migraine, 69 percent of men diagnosed with migraine have had their job performance negatively impoded as a result of their bad headaches. For more information, visit WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A LEADER -- House Speaker Rick Thompson (center, all standing) took time to answer students questions regarding himself, the legislative process and what it takes to be a leader. Regarding the former Thompson replied that listening was the single most valueable tool of a good leader. Here, Speaker Thompson (center) is being introduced by GSC President Peter Barr (right), as State Delegate Brent Boggs looks on (far left).