July 2015 Celebrating Volunteers Winner

Buck Edwards- Inspiring WV

   Inspiring WV Logo  Buck Edwards of Buckhannon, WV was selected as the first volunteer to be recognized as part of the Celebrating Volunteers program established in conjunction with WBOY and The Miley Legal Group. Edwards is being acknowledged for his hard work and dedication to Inspiring WV, a non-profit organization located in Buckhannon.  As the Executive Director of Inspiring WV,  Buck has nurtured the organization to grow from its beginning.  Inspiring WV is aimed at assisting middle school and high school students with planning their future career and promoting entrepreneurship through education. Gretchen Ross Buck Edwards Tim Miley Photo 

     The programs supported by Inspiring WV were created to not only educate students but to create an environment that encourages innovation and excitement within a career path.  Whether it be through secondary education or creating jobs through entrepreneurship, students are provided with opportunities that they may not have considered.   “Inspiring WV strives to motivate students and keep them in West Virginia after they graduate.” Mr. Edwards stated. “We have a number of programs in place to educate, encourage and lead them towards a successful future.” 

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     “I would like to congratulate Buck Edwards on his selection as July’s Celebrating Volunteers winner.”  Tim Miley, owner of The Miley Legal Group, stated.  “His dedication to volunteerism has been reflected over his years of service.  I am honored to support him and Inspiring WV.”

     The Miley Legal Group and WBOY's Gretchen Ross are proud to make him the first awardee.  His spotlight does not end here, you will soon find a link to his interview with Gretchen Ross on WBOY.  

     Check out the other winners on our website and nominate the next volunteer to be recognized by the Celebrating Volunteers program by clicking on WBOY's page and completing a quick form.

To learn more about Buck Edwards and Inspiring WV, visit InspiringWV.org. 

WBOY's story on Buck Edwards.

To nominate a deserving volunteer or to learn more about the program click here.