New River Community and Technical College Cosmetology and Personal Services Programs Celebrate Pinning Ceremony


[LEWISBURG, WV] – New River Community and Technical College hosted its 2024 Personal Services Pinning Ceremony, marking a significant milestone for its graduating students from the following programs – Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, and ASSC Nail Care Technician. The ceremony took place on the Greenbrier Valley Campus, bringing together students, faculty, staff, and families to celebrate the achievements of the 2024 graduating class.

The pinning ceremony is a time-honored tradition, symbolizing the transition from student to professional. Each graduate received a pin, signifying their successful completion of the cosmetology curriculum and their readiness to enter the beauty and wellness industry.

President Dr. Bonny Copenhaver opened the event commending the students for their hard work, dedication, and resilience.

New River CTC wants to congratulate the 2024 Cosmetology Graduates and wishes them the best in their future endeavors!

For more information about New River CTC’s cosmetology program, visit the college’s website www.newriver.edu.

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Mykah F. Price

Director of Communications

New River Community and Technical College

Phone: 304-929-5450

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south-central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College offers classes online, in Beaver at the Raleigh County Campus, in Ghent at the Advanced Technology Center, in Hinton at Summers County ARH Hospital, in Lewisburg at the Greenbrier Valley Campus, in Marlinton at One Room University, in Princeton at the Mercer County Campus and in Summersville at the Nicholas County Campus.